Chicago School Innovates, Rewrites Rules In the push for innovative schools, one Chicago principal has thrown out the rule book. Kindergarteners go to school with 12th-graders. And the older kids teach the younger ones. The school day begins for some kids in the morning; for some it's the afternoon.
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Chicago School Innovates, Rewrites Rules

Chicago School Innovates, Rewrites Rules

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In the push for innovative schools, one Chicago principal has thrown out the rule book. Kindergartners go to school with 12th-graders.

At the school, the older kids teach the younger ones. The school day begins for some kids in the morning; for some it's the afternoon. And students who work hard can graduate after the 11th grade.

Jay Field of Chicago Public Radio reports.