Posts tagged "Michelle Obama"
Race, poverty and politics: countdown to teacher strike date; school bus shot on South side; Obama invisible on race and poverty
Race, poverty and politics: Rep. Smith's saga moves to penalty phase; North Side schools get most CPS TIF money; city OKs $12M in protest settlements
Things aren’t getting any easier for indicted 10th District state Rep. Derrick Smith. On Wednesday, the House Special Investigating Committee, tasked with looking into accusations Smith took a $7,000 bribe, found there were sufficient reasons to punish him, and asked a new committee be formed to decide what that punishment should be. So now a... Read more »
More fruits, vegetables and whole grains in school lunches – what could be wrong with that? Quite a bit if the U.S. House of Representatives passes a revamped school lunch bill. The legislation would give schools more money for lunches, but would do so by cutting funding for food stamps. That equation is raising the... Read more »