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Making cuts, shifting spending: Sec'y Duncan unveils first budget ...

Catalyst Chicago - Chicago,IL,USA

Secretary of Education Arne Duncan talked about the 2010 education budget in a telephone press conference with reporters, where he repeatedly stressed that ...

Swine flu: Confirmed cases jump to 225 in Illinois

Chicago Tribune - United States

... closed because of swine flu -- Chicago Public Schools chief Ron Huberman said the school system has sent home 132 children who exhibited flu symptoms, ...Chicago Public School students feel impact of funding pinch

Medill Reports, IL

Pat Quinn has pledged $10.8 billion of Illinois' proposed 2010 budget to education, the most funding Chicago Public Schools have ever received. Nevertheless, CPS still reports resource shortages for many school-based programs. by Tyler Blue With only ...

Charter school teachers, administrators grapple over union

Chi-Town Daily News - Chicago,IL,USA

The union plans to send Ron Huberman, chief executive officer at CPS, a letter with signatures from area leaders. "Chicago Public Schools cannot remain ...

CPS seeking proposals for new schools - IL, USA

CEO Ron Huberman

made the announcement Thurday afternoon. It's part of the Renaissance

2010 program to deal with under-performance and overcrowding in ...

Chicago Moves Nearer to Goal of Creating 100 New SchoolsAudio Available

is taking another step toward Mayor Richard Daley’s goal of

opening 100 new schools by 2010. The district is calling on community

groups, teachers, and school operators to submit proposals for its next

round of schools.

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