Tuesday Morning News

Jackson education march rallies the faithful over school funding Chicago Defender
Each time the chant, "equal, adequate, fair funding for all of our children now," rolled off the tongue of the Rev. Jesse Jackson Sr., in his trademark syncopated style, the hundreds of concerned educators, parents, students, and citizens attending the Rainbow Push Coalition's Rally for Fairness in Education Funding for Illinois Students either chanted with him or responded with unrestrained applause.

Deadline Today for Teachers to Apply for National Certification WBEZ
Illinois teachers have only today left to apply to for financial help to become nationally certified. Chicago Mayor Richard Daley wants to see more teachers with this distinction in city classrooms.

`Arm teachers' and other pleas worthy of bumper stickers Tribune
As others debate solutions ranging from heightened security to increased vigilance against bullying, Lasee has cut through the namby and the pamby. He wants to pass legislation that would allow properly trained teachers and administrators to carry concealed handguns on school property.

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