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Teens take lead on free condoms
Apr. 10, 2014
Chicago school and city officials are taking a more “insider” approach, working with teens in public high schools to tackle the city’s high teen pregnancy and STI rates.
The soulful sounds of Brazil's Luisa Maita
Apr. 4, 2014
We get a preview of the Cubs home opener from our WBEZ sports contributor Cheryl Raye-Stout. Plus, we bring you live music from Brazilian chanteuse Luisa Maita.
Museum helps build better science teachers
Mar. 27, 2014
Chicago's Museum of Science and Industry has trained 800 teachers, and commits to training 1,000 more.
How informed is Illinois as ACA deadline nears?
Mar. 24, 2014
We check in to see how Illinois is doing getting people signed up for the Affordable Care Act; the deadline is the end of the month. Also, Jon Langford is in to play some new music.
Unusual candidates line up to be on local school council
Mar. 18, 2014
A Chicago school that vociferously protested school budget cuts last summer has some interesting candidates running for its local school council, among them a former member of the Chicago Board of Education.
At West Side Chicago school, kids go without teachers
Mar. 11, 2014
Some of the city’s high schools are shrinking. In fact, some are shrinking so dramatically, it’s questionable whether students are getting access to a basic education.
Saucedo spends Day 1 of ISAT teaching, not testing
Mar. 5, 2014
Teachers at Maria Saucedo Scholastic Academy declared victory Tuesday, saying their protest of the state’s Illinois Standards Achievement Test is working.
Test protest: Chicago teachers say they'll refuse to give ISAT
Feb. 25, 2014
Teachers at Saucedo Scholastic Academy declared Tuesday they will refuse to administer the state-mandated Illinois Standards Achievement Tests that are scheduled to begin next week
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