Here's that story I was telling you about yesterday in comments, plus some other legal and related news including the NPR story about a Youth Connections kid and some back to school coverage. Back to school? Back to school.
Janitor Can Sue Chicago Schools for Retaliation Courthouse News: The 7th Circuit revived a retaliation lawsuit by one of the first female custodians hired by Chicago Public Schools who claimed that a principal tried to force her out.
Schools Told to Stay on Point for Disabled Kids Courthouse News: A federal judge slammed Chicago public schools for needlessly delaying a settlement that mandates proper education for children with disabilities, insisting that the parties wrap up nearly two decades of litigation as ..
From Drug Dealing To Diploma, A Teen's Struggle NPR: For a kid who's been hustling and gang-banging on the streets of South Chicago for much of his life, 19-year-old Patrick Lundvick doesn't look menacing at all.
Advocates: Back to School Push Missing Key Piece CNC: or nearly a decade, the Chicago Coalition for the Homeless has tried to convince the Chicago Transit Authority to provide free rides for CPS students’ first day of school—going so far as to coin the yet-to-be-used slogan: “Catch a ride to your future.”