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Daley to Obama: Leave Duncan in Chicago Chicago Sun-Times

His name is Arne Duncan. If Obama wants Duncan to end his seven-year run as Chicago Public Schools CEO and become either US education secretary or a top ...

Daley doesn't want to lose schools chief to Obama


if he is ruling out ever going to Washington, Duncan said, "I haven't

even thought about it. I'm not even thinking about it."

Chicago schools expand preschool program; more expansion needed. Medill


school system was able to create 1,500 half-day preschool slots, many

of them already filled, because it received an $11 million state grant.

The remaining seats are expected to be filled by January.

CPS Expanding Pre-School Programs WLS

Chicago Public Schools is expanding pre-school programs to

include 1,500 new students across the city. The announcement was made

Wednesday at Finkl...

South Side teacher charged with sexual assault on students Tribune


is listed as a faculty member at Calumet High School in the

Auburn-Gresham neighborhood, according to the school's Web site.

Boy, 15, found slain at Back of the Yards home Tribune


shooting occurred about a block south of John H. Hamline Elementary

School, 4747 S. Bishop St. The closed-campus school, which was alerted

of the shooting by police, continued the day on a heightened state of

security, a school official said, but was not locked down.

Kids' recovery a matter of faith Tribune

Inside St. Procopius Catholic School, the altar for the dead stands

outside the kindergarten class, covered with fragrant marigolds and

candy skulls, and topped with the smiling faces of Anthony and Alizay


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