Friday Morning News

Duncan: No talk regarding Obama post Chi-Town Daily News

On Election Day, Chicago Public Schools chief Arne Duncan was among a privileged few playing basketball with Sen. ...

Chicagoans to watch Politico

Two Chicagoans to watch: David Vitale for Treasury or other top economic job; and Arne Duncan for Education. Vitale was a VC for what is now JP Morgan Chase ...

6 students hurt in Wells High School fight Chicago Tribune

... fight broke out outside the school once the school day ended. An official for the Chicago Public Schools confirmed that there was a fight inside the school.

Behind the Harlem Children's Zone WBEZ

We talk with journalist Paul Tough about Geoffrey Canada's social experiment to eliminate perpetual poverty and poor education.

Alum gives Univ. of Chicago $300 million Huffington Post Chicago

An alumnus has given the University of Chicago one of the largest college donations ever: $300 million.

A Charter for the Obamas? Matt Yglesias


[Mead] recommends Capital City Public Charter School, which has a location

that would be more convenient to the White House than any of the fancy

private schools, and achieves good results with an economically and

racially diverse group of students.

NB: Folks who want to track the Obama transition more closely or frequently should check here the new Obama Administration category on my other blog.

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