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Room at top in city schools Tribune
In all, an estimated 100 schools will
open with new leadership in the fall, including 16 new schools created
under Renaissance 2010 reforms. This is the second year in a row the
district has had such turnover, which has affected about a third of the
city's 600 schools.

Daley stands by $1 billion school plan Tribune
Mayor Richard Daley on Monday defended
his plan for a nearly $1 billion school-construction program and
questioned why the Civic Federation would oppose it.


Will Buffett's Billions Come To Chicago?
The world's second richest man, Warren Buffett,
is giving away most of his fortune -- and some groups in Chicago hope
the funds will flow their way.

Teachers Union Concerned About Schools Budget
The Teachers Union joins several critics who say the plan fails to address the school system's long-term financial problems.

State gets middling marks in caring for its kids Tribune
More Illinois children are living in poverty, but fewer newborns and
young children are dying, according to a national study that rates how
well states are caring for their youngest residents.

Summer class helps jump-start math studies Daily Southtown
School was barely out for the summer when Angelica Esparza found herself behind a desk at 7:30 a.m. on a recent Monday.

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