Thursday AM News

The Battle For The Presidency WBEZ
We
take an in-depth look at the battle for the presidency of the Chicago
Teachers Union and take a trip to Rogers Park, circa 1979.

Daley defends after-school tutoring Sun Times
Instead
of questioning the value of tutoring paid for with federal funds and
mandated by the federal No Child Left Behind law, Daley launched into
yet another pitch for year-round school.

Daley suggests state tax hike, city casino Sun Times
Mayor Daley urged Gov. Blagojevich and feuding Democratic legislative
leaders Wednesday to check their egos at the door and unite on an
education and transit funding compromise that includes a state income
tax increase and, possibly, a land-based, government-owned Chicago
casino.

Tuesday night’s rains didn’t dampen the spirits or smile of nearly ... Defender
Tuesday night's rains didn't dampen the spirits or smile of nearly 300
Chicago Public Schools (CPS) students who were part of the district
12th annual Academic Excellence Awards program.

Anti-war protest fizzles Daily Southtown
A few anti-war activists gathered in Chicago's Beverly community
Wednesday night to protest a new military high school, but the school's
principal seemed ready for their questions.

No Child Left Dirty WBEZ
Chicago writer Nicholas Day shares his thoughts on germs, and the state lawmakers who legislate on them.

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