morning some 200 Simeon Career Academy students boarded buses bound for
Springfield. They’re on a mighty mission -- to try and save their
will get a break under Gov. Pat Quinn's plan to pay down the state's
$11.8 billion deficit with a mix of program cuts, tax hikes and new
fees. But the spending boost for education relies heavily on federal
stimulus funds, and overall per-pupil funding from the state will rise
by just $130 per child.
A teacher grows in Uptown Chicago Journal
Sandifer isn't satisfied with her job as a saleswoman at the Chicago
Sun-Times, so with the help of a state-funded program she's going back
to school to become an elementary school teacher.
Rockford schools to vote on charter Rockford Register Star, IL
The Rockford School Board already has approved two charter schools.
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