Thursday Morning News Roundup

State education budget stalls, but board presses on Medill Reports
After the Pledge of Allegiance, two camps of the Illinois State Board
of Education – Chicago and Springfield – convened via teleconference
Wednesday  to discuss the deadlocked 2008 budget.

Incoming freshmen set to get extra dose of attention, suppor Sun Times
public high school freshmen will get personal attention and
"recruiting" normally reserved for star athletes, thanks to a new twist
on the old back-to-school program designed to ease the transition.

Students Offered Incentive To Show Up For School CBS2
Chicago Public Schools students have an added incentive to show up for the first day of school. If
they do so, they're guaranteed free admission for themselves and two
others to one of Chicago's most popular tourist attractions.

'She always made me feel special' Sun Times
Readers share tales of terrific teachers who changed their lives.


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