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Student at District 103 school dies of self-inflicted gunshot

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Student at District 103 school dies of self-inflicted gunshot

Student at District 103 school dies of self-inflicted gunshot On Wednesday, April 17, 2019, at around 1:30 pm, a 7th-grade student at Washington Middle School, 8101 Ogden Avenue in Lyons at School District 103, shot himself on school property in an area away from other students. The male student was taken to Loyola Hospital were…

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Common Core and our failing high schools

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Common Core and our failing high schools. Too many high schools are graduating students who are “not ready” for college, achieving under 21 on ACT testing. By Ray Hanania When I was young, if my grade point average was under 60 percent, I flunked. The grading system we used then applies today: A=90+; B=80+; C=70+;…

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