New Trier Day Plan Update

Ill. governor slammed over inaction on schools Journal Gazette


Meeks, a Chicago Democrat, compared Blagojevich's actions to his

unfulfilled campaign promise to overhaul the way Illinois pays for

education. ...

Blagojevich keeps heat on Madigan WBEZ


Gov. Rod Blagojevich called on Chicago Mayor Richard Daley to come off

the sidelines in his high-profile feud with House Speaker Michael

Madigan over a stalled state construction program.

School daze Chicago Reader

Whether the clergymen are able to turn the uproar over their New Trier

visit into some kind of action on school funding is another matter. My

hunch is that their important message is going to get muddled, by the

nature of the protest if not the personalities.

Do-nothing session a 'sham' Pantagraph

“He did not call a special session to deal with cows. He called a

special session to deal with kids,” Meeks said. “If his priority is

cows rather than kids, I guess he proved that today.”

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