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Bored and visibly sneering as she fiddles with her cellphone while sitting at her desk, the grade school teacher barely takes notice of the sweet young girl challenged by learning disabilities. The student stands nervously before the blackboard,...
Growing up on a foreboding South Side block near Brainerd Park, Brooks College Prep senior running back Cleveland Clark considers every day a gift. Not to mention a challenge. "I know what type of neighborhood I live in so I do my best not to even be...
Jeff Nelson and his team at OneGoal knew they couldn't just focus on academics when they began to put together a strategy in 2007 to help underperforming Chicago Public Schools students enter college and earn degrees. As he talked to teens who had...
As I light my pipe, take up my quill pen and sheepskin and once again prepare to write another volume of The Kassopedia — the repository of the world's great knowledge — I'm reminded of a snarky reader. She calls herself, "Your long...
"If you can't make it here," many Chicagoans have told me over the years, "you can't make it anywhere." That's why educators, politicians and labor organizers across the nation are keeping a close eye on the city's teachers strike. For public workers'...
Class 8A: (10) O'Fallon at (7) Homewood-Flossmoor When: 7:30 Friday. Records: O'Fallon 7-2, Homewood-Flossmoor 7-2. On the offensive O'Fallon's passing game is solid behind QB Todd Porter, whose main targets include Illinois recruit Darius...
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I can't fathom the hours being put in at the Illinois High School Association offices investigating and ruling on football eligibility and transfers. I can understand, in this economy, families pulling kids from private schools and enrolling them in...
I can't help but wonder about the short- and long-term impact the Chicago Public Schools teachers' strike will have on football prospects. I realize football isn't a big deal in the overall picture, but it's big for some student-athletes, both in...
As nominations poured in for the stupendous Moutza of the Month award for September, President Barack Obama was avoiding meeting with world leaders because he had something more important to do: hang out on daytime TV with the ladies of "The View." "I...
It wasn't about money. It was about respect. That's what Chicago teachers union president Karen Lewis kept reminding the public during the seven-day teachers strike that had parents scrambling and kept 350,000 children out of class. But there was way...
One year ago, I didn't predict that a book about predictions, "The Signal and the Noise," would be one of the top-selling nonfiction titles of 2012 or that its author, former Chicagoan Nate Silver, would become a cultural icon whose name is synonymous...
Which side won in the Chicago Teachers Union strike? I've heard and been asked the question many times since the union suspended its seven-day walkout and its members returned to the classroom Wednesday. The easy, vague answer is that both sides won. The...
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