Budget Cuts, Chicago Tonight, Those Pesky Illinois Holidays, & the Alan Alson Mystery

Principals to view teacher, program cuts Sun Times
Notice of the proposed elimination of hundreds of teaching positions,
cuts to special education and drastic changes to an acclaimed early
childhood program will greet Chicago principals today when they open
their school e-mails.

A Sense of Obligation Chicago Tonight Education Segment (tonight)
Should wealthier Illinois school districts feel obligated to assist districts that are struggling?

Closed, locked school doesn't faze 6-year-old Sun Times
Police
waged a 3-1/2-hour hunt Monday for a 6-year-old boy whose mother
dropped him off at Laura Ward School, then realized school was closed
for Lincoln's Birthday and reported him missing.

DM superintendent finalist for Evanston job Des Moines Register
No confirmation on where Evanston's Alan Alson will go when he retires in June.

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