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Agents of Change

By Jennifer Nastu
April 1st, 2007

On an unseasonably warm morning not so long ago, a young, dark-haired boy darts through the double doors of Chicago's South Loop Elementary School. "Can you call my dad? I left my lunch money on the seat of the car!" he calls to a woman seated at a desk just inside the doors. As other last-minute stragglers trickle into the school, the office worker at the desk calmly picks up the phone to call the boy's father, and another day in the Chicago Public Schools (CPS) has begun.

South Loop Elementary, one of CPS's 602 schools, is a

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  • Agents of Change

    From eSchool News staff and wire service reports
    April 1st, 2007

    On an unseasonably warm morning not so long ago, a young, dark-haired boy darts through the double doors of Chicago's South Loop Elementary School. "Can you call my dad? I left my lunch money on the seat of the car!" he calls to a woman seated at a desk just inside the doors.

    As other last-minute stragglers trickle into the school, the office worker at the desk calmly picks up the phone to call the boy's father, and another day in the Chicago Public Schools (CPS) has begun.

    South Loop Elementary, one of CPS's 602 schools, is a

    ...

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