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185 failing schools to undergo $5 mil. in changes CST
Up to a third of Chicago's public schools are supposed to undergo
radical "restructuring" this fall after being branded as chronic
failures by the federal No Child Left Behind law.

Parents could be fined for school violence Trib

a move to crack down on school violence, Chicago aldermen have advanced
a measure that calls for stiff fines and possibly jail time for anyone
involved in violence at or near a city school.

Hearing told of school council vote buying Trib

grainy videotaped confession seemed to prove on Friday what had only
been suspected: Men from a transient hotel were paid $5 each to vote
for two candidates in a local school council election.

How to Move a College 848
the eve of the last graduation at their Waukegan campus, Shimer College
president William Craig Rice speaks with Steve Edwards about the
colleges upcoming move to the campus of IIT.

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