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PTA

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  • Don't Judge PTA Parents

    Here’s a nice look into what PTOs (or PTAs) really do, which is a lot. My kids are fortunate to attend schools with active parent-school organizations, and I’ve seen firsthand the impact they can have on schools.
  • Ex-PTA leader admits stealing from Arlington Heights group, gets probation

    Ex-PTA leader admits stealing from Arlington Heights group, gets probation
    The former president of an Arlington Heights parent-teacher association was sentenced to 24 months of probation Monday after she admitted to stealing money from the organization. Denise Hoppe, 48, pleaded guilty to theft and forgery at a hearing in Cook...

    Stories of slaying victims demand to be recognized

     Stories of slaying victims demand to be recognized
    I've been searching for artificial drama lately, like the dramas of sports and politics that I find fascinating. And they help me avoid other stories that thump the soul, stories that are relentless, and come at me like traffic lights at night. I wonder...

    To give their children a better education, parents launch new school

    To give their children a better education, parents launch new school
    Maria Melendrez's daughter thrived for three years at the Julian Nava Learning Academy, a sparkling middle-school campus in South L.A. where she was pushed to excel. But Melendrez feared what would come next for her daughter. She could send her to...

    1 charged in killing of Demario Bailey, 15, who tried to save twin brother from robbers

    1 charged in killing of Demario Bailey, 15, who tried  to save twin brother from robbers
    Demario and Demacio Bailey, close-knit identical twins known within their South Side charter school community as the “Bailey boys,” were raised in a home that prioritized schooling and safety. A member of the school PTA and always on top...