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Education board to discuss academics of children with disabilities
Forty schools within Chicago Public Schools have received an "F" from ISBE for their lack of special education services.

grants CPS kids a free ride to China
Sun Times
Two dozen Chicago Public Schools students who've already learned to speak
Chinese will go to China this summer to test their language and cultural
knowledge, thanks to a $50,000 grant from Motorola.

Wants Breakfast For All Schoolkids
Some Chicago aldermen are urging the
Illinois State Board of Education to provide free breakfast for all Chicago schoolchildren.

CPS Expands Chinese Language Program WBEZ
Chicago Mayor Richard Daley says Chicago
Public Schools will expand its Chinese Language and Culture Program. The
Chinese Ministry of Education donated nearly $500,000 in teaching materials.
Motorola donated $50,000.

Making Kids Healthier, One School at a Time Chicagoist
Greg Christian used to be a rock-star chef.  After Christian's daughter came down with chronic
asthma, he looked for alternatives to traditional medicine, turning to
alternative medicines and organic food, and ultimately leaving his
partying ways behind.His next project? Transforming the food served in CPS cafeterias through the non-profit organization Organic School Project.

U. of I. cuts back its online proposal Tribune
Faced with overwhelming faculty resistance, University of Illinois
President B. Joseph White has scaled back key details of a massive...

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