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Pranksters slipped a photo of a girl clutching a can of Pabst Blue Ribbon beer into the yearbook of New Trier High School in Winnetka, Ill., officials say. The faculty had no idea the picture was included until yearbooks were handed out to students this week, the Chicago Tribune reported Friday. It's clearly defiant and subversive and intentional, says spokeswoman Laura Blair. Principal Linda Yonke did not consider the prank harmless.
CHICAGO - Maurisha Gaiter didn't raise her two daughters to be honor roll students by letting them skip class. But frustrated with overcrowded classrooms, outdated textbooks and a shortage of computers, Ms.
By JENNY SONG By Jenny Song The Associated Press NORTHFIELD, Ill. More than 1,000 Chicago public school students boycotted the first day of classes Tuesday in a protest over school funding and instead rode buses more than 30 miles north to try to enroll in a wealthy suburban district.
By The Associated Press CHICAGO (AP) - Maurisha Gaiter didn't raise her two daughters to be honor roll students by letting them skip class.But on Tuesday, when the Chicago Public School year starts, that's what they plan to do, with their mother's encouragement.Upset by her daughters' overcrowded classrooms, outdated textbooks and shortage of computers, Gaiter is sending 11-year-old Maurisha and 14-year-old Sakiijdra north to some of the state's wealthiest suburbs to join hundreds or...
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By Lisa Black, Chicago Tribune Dec. 22--Filled with well-heeled, worldly students, college-level programs and a motivated faculty, New Trier Township High School represents, to many, the creme de la creme in public education.