Tuehursday Morning News

Chicago Students Travel to Springfield. Was it a Waste of Time? CLTV

This

morning some 200 Simeon Career Academy students boarded buses bound for

Springfield. They’re on a mighty mission -- to try and save their

classmates.

Quinn's budget: Amid cuts, more money for schoolsCatalyst

Schools

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

Georgina

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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