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Candidates shy away from school funding Tribune
When 250 educators, parents, politicians and taxpayers were asked recently about the challenges facing public education in Illinois, they rattled off a long list ...

Foundation treats pupils to gift of sight Tribune
For the next couple of weeks, as many as 5,000 Chicago Public Schools students are participating in a clinic run by the foundation. This is the second year for the clinic, which is being held at Jefferson Elementary.

Education department must avoid fraud Chicago Defender
The President's Reading First program, instead of being celebrated for its role in helping America's children read to the best of their ability is being criticized for its fraudulent management ... In a time where accountability in public education means everything, it is unthinkable that a government program charged with managing a key part of a major education initiative would engage in fraudulent, unethical behavior.

Fights Lead To 19 Arrests At Southwest Side High School WBBM
Nineteen Bogan High School students were arrested after two fights broke out inside the Southwest Side school on Thursday morning.

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