Tuesday Morning News

No swine flu cases reported yet in Illinois AP

Chicago Public Schools chief executive Ron Huberman

says the nation's third largest school district will take as many

precautionary steps as possible to prevent swine flu.

South-Side Teacher Earns Ambassador of Education Award NBC Chicago -

... teachers like Pat Jonikaitis who exemplify dedication in the

classroom and, obviously, to the community,” said CPS Chief Executive

Officer Ron Huberman

Top CPS official to quit as part of shake-up Tribune

Last month, Huberman announced that the district would not consider

increasing class sizes or cutting core educational programs or security

to meet its budget crisis.

Chicago schools exec resigning Chicago Tribune - United States

In former CEO Arne Duncan's

administration, Hammock shared the No. 2 position in the district with

Chief Education Officer Barbara Eason-Watkins, Bond said.

Stimulus dollars help local schools - for now Southtown Star

Although Education Secretary Arne Duncan has

encouraged schools to make dramatic changes to boost student

achievement, this first round of the State Fiscal Stabilization Funding

essentially is going to pay a backlog of state bills.

Catalyst wins Lisagor Award Catalyst

Congratulations to Catalyst Associate

Editor Sarah Karp and Data and Research Editor John Myers who took home

a Peter Lisagor Award for Exemplary Journalism for their Spring 2008 Catalyst In Depth report "Class of 2011."

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