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CPS reviewing its grade security Sun Times

Eight soccer players at Farragut High saw their grades
boosted or transcripts enhanced with extra classes between 2003 and
2005, according to CPS Inspector General James Sullivan.

CPS documents found in North Side alley Sun Times

Three
boxes of Chicago Public Schools documents pertaining to Lake View High
School were found in trash bins in a North Side alley Saturday night.

Lawmakers try to strike deals on school funding, more chartersCatalyst

With the end of the current legislative session just two days away,
some Illinois lawmakers are proposing to funnel billions of new dollars
to education.

Chicago schools settle discrimination lawsuit Chicago Tribune

Officials with Chicago's public schools
have agreed to settle a Justice Department lawsuit that accused them of
discriminating against a teacher because she got pregnant.

IHSA to investigate Simeon grade-change revelation Chicago Tribune

A report by Chicago Public Schools
inspector general's office also indicates the same fraud occurred with
three other athletes, all of whom went to Simeon, sources said. "We
ought to at least check into it," IHSA executive director Marty Hickman
said ...

Thompson, Blagojevich pulled strings at U. of I. Chicago Tribune

Former Gov. James Thompson wore his love for the
University of Illinois on his face during football games, but Thompson
says he was just another face in the crowd when it came to trying to...

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