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Schools Without Health Plans Unprepared To Handle Life-threatening Emergencies
2014-09-10 03:15:17

By Marla Paul, Northwestern University Only one in four students with asthma and half of children with food allergies have emergency health management plans in place at school, leaving schools inadequately prepared to manage daily needs and handle medical emergencies related to often life-threatening medical conditions, reports a new Northwestern Medicine study in partnership with Chicago Public Schools (CPS). "Given the amount of time kids spend in school, it's critical for school...

2014-07-09 08:24:21

CHICAGO, July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Ingenuity, a Chicago-based arts advocacy organization, released State of the Arts in Chicago Public Schools today detailing the level of arts instruction, staffing, partnerships, and funding in Chicago Public Schools (CPS) during the 2012-13 school year. The data collected examines how schools match up to the goals and recommendations set forth in the City's first-ever CPS Arts Education Plan which was approved by the Chicago Board of...

2014-05-07 12:34:25

Principal Alan Mather of Lindblom Math & Science Academy to be honored on May 7 CHICAGO, May 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Golden Apple Foundation, a leader in advancing the teaching profession in Illinois for 29 years, will for the first time honor the exemplary performance of a Chicago-area principal with a surprise announcement on May 7 at the Lindblom Math & Science Academy. Principal Alan Mather will receive the inaugural Stanley C. Golder Award from Golden Apple during an...

2013-09-24 23:18:35

Athletico Physical Therapy teams up with Chicago Public Schools to launch a new pilot program that provides certified athletic trainers for high school football games at three stadiums this year. The initiative is made possible with the financial support of the Chicago Bears. (PRWEB) September 24, 2013 Athletico Physical Therapy is partnering with Chicago Public Schools (CPS) to launch a new pilot program that provides Certified Athletic Trainers for high school football games at three...

2012-08-10 23:03:09

Accurate Biometrics, today, announced it was awarded the Fingerprinting Services contract for the Chicago Public Schools, for a two year term, with an option to renew for one additional year. This will be the fourth consecutive award to Accurate Biometrics. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) August 10, 2012 Accurate Biometrics, today, announced it was awarded the Fingerprinting Services contract for the Chicago Public Schools, for a two year term, with an option to renew for one additional year. This...


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  • A beast of burden; also, a beast in general.
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