Gummy Bears Send 14 Chicago High School Students To Hospital

These were not your average gummy bears. Students at a suburban Chicago high school were hospitalized on Tuesday after eating gummy bears that might have been laced with marijuana, CBS News’ local WBBM station reported. Investigators have not yet confirmed if the candies were tampered with or which substances might…

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Chicago Mayor Pledges $36 Million to Mentor Youths in Effort to Curb Violence – District Dossier – Education Week

In an address focused on curbing the gun violence that has plagued Chicago, Mayor Rahm Emanuel pledged $36 million in city and philanthropic funds to expand mentoring programs to 7,200 boys and male youths. He also plans to expand a similar program for women and opportunities for unemployed and out-of-school…

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