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An overhaul of the district’s career education programs seeks to make classes more challenging and put career-track students on the path to higher ed, but many schools have lost programs, and fewer students are participating overall.

'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