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Governor downsizes proposed construction

Chicago Tribune

A surrogate who attended the meeting

on Madigan's behalf said lawmakers don't trust Blagojevich to properly

spend the billions on new schools, ...

At Northtown charter school, school year begins with blindfolds ... Chi-Town Daily News

Screams of

excitement echoed around the gym Chicago International Charter

School-Northtown Academy on a recent morning as blindfolded ...

The Suburban Chill Toward Charter Schools Chicago Public Radio

Today, Chicago has 30 such schools, some

with multiple campuses. It's a very different picture in the suburbs,

where districts have not embraced charter schools. Only two exist in

the suburbs. But right now, a group in Waukegan, Illinois is hoping to

change that.

Chicago Public Schools adding to list of year-round schools Chicago Tribune

The addition of 23 more year-round schools pushes the district's total

to 41. They'll begin the school year with a full day of classes Monday.

CPS Teachers Get Armloads Of Free Supplies At 'Warehouse Day'

Chicago Public Schools hosted

the event, dubbed "Free Things Day at the Warehouse." Goods ranged from

big-ticket items like computers, monitors and printers

Jones has a new principal Chicago Journal

... Jones principal for the past five years, announced he was leaving his post to lead the Chicago Public Schools' High School Turnaround Project. ...

Trunk party equips S. Side students for college Chi-Town Daily News

"If you don't have the basics, you're going to wash out, you're not going to make it," says Arne Duncan, CPS chief. "This, to me, is so important. ...

The wide world of Goodman's Latino Fest Chicago Sun-Times

... for nearly a decade, and has spent the past seven years in Chicago, working with Teatro Vista and as a resident artist in the Chicago public schools. ...

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