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Rockford Truancy, Part Two WBEZ
Part Two of our series on truancy in Rockford, Illinois, schools
continues, Chicago Public Radios Jay Field reports on efforts to get
Rockford kids to go to school.

Preschool for some new -- will all pay later?  Daily Herald
The program doesnt do that immediately only
10,000 more children, mostly 4-year-olds, will get state-subsidized
preschool this fall, with no funding guarantees beyond the upcoming
school year.

Preschool site convenient for campaign
Daily Herald
Its relatively rare that Democratic Gov. Rod
Blagojevich makes an appearance in the Northwest or West suburbs, but
he picked Rolling Meadows as the place to sign his universal preschool
measure into law Tuesday.

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