More Wednesday News & Commentary

 City schools get choice on holidays Daily Southtown
Under the policy, schools with a record of high academic achievement
may hold classes on Lincoln's Birthday, Columbus Day or Casimir Pulaski
Day if they want and take other days off instead.

2007_8_public_schoolIs education in Austin hopeless? Maybe not Wednesday Journal
Now the Jesuits have decided to open a new Jesuit college prep high
school in Austin in September of 2008. It will be called Christ the
King Jesuit College Preparatory.

The Deal That Came Undone Chicago Reader

Former
alderman Marty Oberman offers a
lesson that may hold some hope for
Lincoln Park residents fighting the proposed Latin School soccer field
on Park District property.

Wistful Dems are talking up Vallas for gov Sun Times
In 2002, Vallas came within 25,000 votes of Blagojevich in the
Democratic primary even though he started his longshot campaign with no
money, no elective experience and no political base.

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