Monday Morning News (June 4)

IL Colleges Seek Higher Minority AttendanceWBEZ
Black and Latino children make up more than 80% of the students in Chicago Public Schools, but less than half of them go on to college.

Springfield breakdown a Dem disgrace Tribune
For decades, Chicago Democrats blamed our state's sorry fiscal condition and underfunded schools and transit on stand-pat Republicans like former Gov. ...

Austin schools, unhappy parents Austin Weekly News
David Pickens, deputy to CPS CEO Arne Duncan, handled most of the criticism from the audience, while Johnetta James, area instruction officer for CPS, ...

Lawmakers to students: Shut up!!! Change Of Subject (Eric Zorn)
completely ridiculous Senate Bill 1463, which requires public school
students to start the classroom day with a moment of silence, was sent
on to Gov. Rod Blagojevich yesterday after a veto-proof 86-26 approval
vote in the Illinois House (story)....

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