Friday AM News: Funding War, $4 Million Gift, Green

The war of the `woulds' Tribune

One of this 159-year-old newspaper's core legacies is its conviction that government should intrude as little as possible on the lives of the citizens it serves. So when government says it needs more money from your pocket, this page sets a high burden of proof.

New high school gets $4 million gift Tribune

In what was described as the biggest gift ever to a school in the Chicago Public Schools system, Exelon and the families of two senior executives are contributing a total of $4.2 million to help fund the Rowe-Clark Math & Science Academy, officials said Thursday.

Green school wants greener students Daily Souttown

When Tarkington Elementary opened in September 2005, the sun-filled, state-of-the-art campus in Marquette Park received a lot of attention.

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