AM News: "Give Back" Protests School Corporatization

IL_CT (6)24 Arrested in Downtown Rally NBC:  Two dozen people were peacefully arrested Tuesday after sitting in the middle of a downtown street during rush hour... Protesters March Against Corporate Summit CNC: Protesters said corporations should "give back" to schools and communities that are facing huge budget deficits because of the economic downturn...Parents to CPS: Make our school a charter WBEZ:  For the first time in Chicago, a group of parents is publicly asking CPS to shut down their school--and reopen it as a charter school...Court to re-examine legality of Chicago teachers layoffsA federal appeals court has vacated an earlier opinion that Chicago Public Schools improperly fired nearly 750 tenured teachers last summer... Court to Rehear CPS Teacher Firings CaseIt's back to square one for nearly 750 tenured teachers who were fired last summer by the Chicago Public Schools... When the Wescott students met 'The Scottsboro Boys'Thanks to an enthusiastic school librarian and a generous producer, students at Oliver S. Westcott Elementary School in... Visiting Restaurants and Opening Students' Eyes CNC:  The students toured Coobah's kitchen and listened to chef and owner Jimmy Madla describe his work. Several said they wanted to be chefs in the future. 

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