Thursday Morning News

Illinois House gets bill to strip Blagojevich of power over school Chicago Tribune

This is the second time in four years that an Illinois politician has

tried to rearrange the power structure over the education system. In

2004, Blagojevich waged a high-profile fight to gain control of the

school board.

A New Twist on an Old Trick Chicago Reader -

According to Williams and schools CEO Arne Duncan, the system can’t afford to keep underused schools open or overlook strict enforcement of its ...

CPS to close Gladstone Chicago Journal

The immediate closing was opposed by 2 nd Ward Alderman Bob Fioretti, who asked CPS CEO Arne Duncan to delay the decision on Gladstone for a year.

Woman charged in slaying of West Side girl Chicago Tribune

Marsh was one of eight public-school children -- including a 7-year-old -- shot over the weekend, Chicago Public schools chief Arne Duncan said Monday.

Group offers classroom, building supplies for schools, other groups Tribune

Chicago Public Schools are a major beneficiary, with 80 schools receiving free classroom supplies, Gonzalez said. CPS even donated the former book ...

Michelle Obama visits Warren WYTV, OH

So if Chicago Public Schools can produce potentially the next first lady there is no reason that Youngstown Public Schools can't do the same thing. ...

Filed under: Media Watch

Leave a comment