Mayor Daley's great big hush-hush Chicago Tribune
he's also ignoring 46 of the 50 aldermen on the City Council who asked
all city departments and outside agencies controlled by Daley, such as
the CTA and the Chicago Public Schools, to reveal their spending plans.
week, public elementary school students are sharpening their number-two
pencils for the annual state test—the ISAT. In Chicago, school
officials have already begun implementing a new way to evaluate results
from the exam.
Chicago gun violence costs $2.5 billion a year: Report Chicago Tribune
also endorses programs that offer immediate rewards for good behavior –
such as the cash-for-grades program implemented last year by Chicago Public Schools – and swift but less severe punishment for crimes.
hope the move, which affects most of the Archdiocese's 16,000
employees, will help them avoid layoffs in the future. Enrollment at
Catholic schools has been falling.
Chicago police officers will be disciplined for allowing a 14-year-old
to get away with impersonating a cop for a five-hour-plus tour of duty
that included driving a squad car, police Supt. Jody Weis revealed
Chicago schools haven't closed for inclement weather since 1999
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