More Friday News

payroll glitch hits teachers in pocketbook
Sun Times
Another day, another Chicago public school payroll snafu.

fills superintendent post
After spending $44,000 on a national search, members of the Illinois State Board of Education picked a superintendent Thursday from their own back yard.

backs off on tax plan
The 1 million-strong Illinois AFL-CIO has backed off its
support of Gov. Rod Blagojevich's $7 billion tax plan for education and health
care because of a flap over charter schools.

Report Cards and
HIV Tests
Students and parents at the Bowen Environmental Studies
Team school in Southside Chicago could get more than their report cards, they
also could get free HIV tests. 

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