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CPS $5000 reward in teacher's slaying Tribune

Schools chief Arne Duncan came up with the reward after visiting the

South Side school where Erika Prince had been a special education

teacher. [Video]

CPS offers $5000 reward in teacher's murder Sun-Times

Arne Duncan offered a $5,000 reward Tuesday

in the slaying of a special education teacher, saying he could not sit

by and do nothing while members of the "CPS family'' are gunned down

"like in the Wild West.''

Another Showdown Over State Budget On Horizon CBS2 Signaling

another big fight, Madigan claimed 62 House members -- a majority --

oppose paying for a massive public works program by creating three new

casinos and converting Illinois horse racing tracks into slot machine

casinos. Madigan proposed raising the state income tax instead.

Chicago Schools Chief Mixed On Funding Proposal WBEZ


Public Schools officials are organizing a large rally at Soldier Field

later this month. It's to call for education funding reform. But the

more urgent matter for the district right now is the current state

budget proposal.

Board of Education approves new performance plan Chi-Town Daily News

A sixth, Passages Charter School at 1447 W. Montrose Ave., was granted a two-year agreement and warned by CPS chief Arne Duncan that substantial changes are ...

Elgin-based Unit District 46 OKs contract for new superintendent Chicago Tribune

Jose M. Torres, 48, a former Chicago Public Schools regional administrator, will be paid $220000 a year. "While he was a finalist for the position of ...

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