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Cps Deaths

Pfleger Billboards Put Bounty On CPS Student Killers

Chicago Sun-Times | MAUDLYNE IHEJIRIKA | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

In a litter-strewn, vacant lot in Englewood, steps away from three houses of worship, a billboard went up Tuesday, asking, essentially, what is the pr...

CPS To Spend $30M On Students Most Likely To Shoot Or Get Shot

WBBM Newsradio | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Chicago Public Schools officials say they'll spend $30 million in federal stimulus dollars on approximately 1,200 high school students who are at risk...

Who is # 30?

Mari Gallagher | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Mari Gallagher

As other competing stories unfold - the Olympic visit, parking meter revolts, government bailouts - the 30th CPS student to die from violence is a bit below the radar.

Chicago Schools Chief Refuses Anti-Violence Award

Chicago Sun-Times | Rosalind Rossi | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

His voice quaking with emotion, Chicago Schools CEO Arne Duncan refused Tuesday to accept an anti-gun violence award, saying "I don't feel I've earned...