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How to help your neighbors this weekend, and get a free T-shirt

• Back of the Yards Neighborhood Council cleanup project: 8:30 a.m., 2111 W. 47th St., Chicago

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• VanderCook College of Music cleanup project: 8 a.m., 3140 S. Federal St., Chicago

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    Sherman Park Branch (5440 S. Racine Avenue) May 8, 2014 @ 4:30 p.m.
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  • Teen Space

    Back of the Yards Branch (2111 W. 47th Street) May 8, 2014 @ 3 p.m.

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CPS International Baccalaureate program grows to five more schools

...Elementary School, 1711 N. California Ave.; and William H. Seward Communication Arts Academy Elementary School, 4600 S. Hermitage Ave. The fifth school, Helen Peirce International Studies Elementary School, 1423 W. Bryn Mawr Ave., will...

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...to students in grades six through eight, CPS announced Monday: Louis A. Agassiz Elementary School, 2851 N. Seminary Ave.; Christian Ebinger Elementary School, 7350 W. Pratt Ave.; Bernhard Moos Elementary School, 1711 N. California...

...announced Monday: Louis A. Agassiz Elementary School, 2851 N. Seminary Ave.; Christian Ebinger Elementary School, 7350 W. Pratt Ave.; Bernhard Moos Elementary School, 1711 N. California Ave.; and William H. Seward Communication Arts Academy...

...N. Seminary Ave.; Christian Ebinger Elementary School, 7350 W. Pratt Ave.; Bernhard Moos Elementary School, 1711 N. California Ave.; and William H. Seward Communication Arts Academy Elementary School, 4600 S. Hermitage Ave. The fifth...

...Elementary School, 4600 S. Hermitage Ave. The fifth school, Helen Peirce International Studies Elementary School, 1423 W. Bryn Mawr Ave., will add students in kindergarten through fifth grade; it already has a middle school IB...

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    Parental involvement is right. Sad to think so many parents cannot speak or read English! How great for your child DJM! I know you are proud. I would think they would test kids first. I mean why waste the space when a kid cannot cut it in regular school right. I hardly think they will let just any student in a program so excelled. No disrespect intended.

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    Studies show that kids who speak more than one language are better equipped to learn and have better critical thinking skills. CPS and the parents need to figure out how to use this to the child's advantage in home where English Is a second language.

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  • Teen Space

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