Illinois school districts are opting for more in-class assignments,
studying the meaning of grades and flat-out reminding parents not to do
their child's homework.
Carol Adams and Wayne Watson are scheduled to visit Chicago State
University next month to meet with students, faculty and staff.
for at least two city pension funds are considering stonewalling
Chicago's inspector general over a subpoena for records involving their
investments with a company co-owned by one of Mayor Daley's nephews.
So far, it's unclear whether Illinois'
plans will pass the creativity test.
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students can become "Freedom Fellows" in their communities, identifying
problems and developing action plans to solve them.
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