learning that Illinois public schools could receive as much as $3
billion in federal stimulus aid, many of the region's top educators
face the next budget cycle as grimly as children in line at a vaccine
Mayoral takeovers in other cities Dallas Morning News, TX
CHICAGO: In 1988, the Illinois General Assembly gave Mayor Richard Daley control of Chicago's school
system. In 1995, it empowered Daley to appoint a five-member Reform
Board of Trustees. In 1999, a new act restored the Board of Education
of the city ...
Too much power to principals? Sun Times
freshmen pitching their talents to principals of the city's most
exclusive public high schools on videos, DVDs -- and even a private
piano recital. Principals picking kids who never took an admission test
or filled out a required application. Parents left in the dark about a
new way to enter the city's coveted college prep high schools.
Teacher sex with student alleged Sun Times
A teacher is accused of drinking and having sex with a 15-year-old male student, according to WBBM and WMAQ TV reports.
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