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Drugs in schools

Most drug violations in CPS involve an ounce or less of marijuana. Schools are quick to call police, yet rarely have the resources to offer education, counseling or other non-punitive help to students.

'He'll learn from rich and poor kids'

Chicago Sun-Times—Instead of the norm, where kids end up being separated by economic class, the U. of C.'s new Donoghue School is putting kids from starkly different backgrounds together, in the same public school classrooms.Full text
From the September, 2005 issue of Catalyst-Chicago Community College