Even the Chicago Public Schools, the third-largest school district in
the United States and Obama's home base, is not pinning its hopes on
the stimulus program.
Quinn says he'll push to boost education funding in Illinois St. Louis Post-Dispatch
Gov. Pat Quinn didn't have any real specifics to share with
hundreds of teachers Thursday, but his assurances that he was on their
side and would fight for more funding for education brought them to
City will use stimulus to improve 'human infrastructure' Chicago Sun-Times
Last month, 46 Chicago aldermen signed their names to a City Council resolution demanding that city departments, the CTA and Chicago Public Schools outline their stimulus projects, the number of jobs those projects would create and the criteria for
Edison approached her after it got the contract on its own in 2007,
saying it needed a minority partner, she says. Since then, according to
Ms. Chico, she has been involved in every aspect of the larger
contract, in which Edison is revamping four West Side elementary
schools that are being closed for poor performance.
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