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Ill. schools to get stimulus dollars ABC7Chicago

Education secretary Arne Duncan is also providing applications for states to get money from a special fund to stabilize state and local budgets.

Carpenter Elementary to camp out in protest April 8 - April 10 Substance

The camp out, tentatively called "Camp Carpenter", will be held to

demand that the Chicago Board of Education reverse its recent decisions

to "phase out" Carpenter and allow the Carpenter building to be taken

over by an entity called "Ogden High School".

School paper loses adviser over sex edition Tribune

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January "hooking up" issue described casual sexual encounters among

students. Officials said the paper recklessly exposed the identities of

the students by using their first names and graduation year and failed

to achieve balance by omitting those opposed to hooking up.

Lawmakers to Chicago Students: Wash Your Hands. WBEZ

The Illinois House passed legislation Tuesday requiring Chicago public school students to wash their hands before eating. [is this a joke?]

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