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Lawmakers Fail In Plan Linking School Funding To Lotto Tickets MyStateline.com

Downstaters say Ford's failed plan would

send more money to Chicago schools.

Another Chicago Public Schools student killed Chicago Tribune

The Chicago Public Schools lost its 32nd student since the start of the school year when a man shot a teenager headed to a dice game.

Illinois teachers pension chief quits AP

Jon Bauman quits as head of Illinois' largest public pension fund after

Gov. Quinn slams his agency for ethics problems tied to ex-Gov.

Blagojevich.

Daley marks 20 years as mayor Southtown Star

Despite the recent focus on Chicago's 2016 Olympics bid, Daley said he considers the slow but steady turnaround at the Chicago Public Schools to be his greatest achievement.

EPA scrutinizes air pollution at a Chicago school Medill Reports

Students leave for the day from St. Josaphat School Tuesday, the only Chicago school selected as part of a nationwide air quality study conducted by the US Environmental Protection Agency.

Family finds body of fire victim Chicago Tribune

Fire Department spokesman Larry Langford says firefighters apparently missed the body of Crosby Lipscomb, a retired Chicago Public Schools janitor who lived in a basement apartment.

Math Science Academy comes to Chicago; Kellogg teacher wins national award Catalyst

The

Illinois Math and Science Academy will open a satellite office at

Doolittle; Kellogg teacher wins Ambassadors in Education award.

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