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CPS Community Schools Initiative bridges gap between school and ... Medill Reports

The Chicago Public Schools plans to add 35 new sites to

its Community Schools Initiative by the end of January, bringing the

total number of schools in the program to 150.

State to pay for free ACT prep tests Tribune

The state will spend $2.4 million to provide free ACT prep tests for

every public school 9th and 10th grader, officials said Tuesday, just a

few months after they launched an investigation into whether part of

the 2007 ACT exam was flawed.

Religious Freedom Day proclamation largely ignored by schools Medill Reports

Michael Vaughn, press secretary for Chicago Public

Schools, said while some individual schools within the district may be

holding events, he isn’t aware of any planned activities.

Statewide Candidates Debate Education WBEZ

Candidates

for statewide office on Chicago’s west side talked education last

night, at forum sponsored by community organizations.

New Midway Games HQ Sun Times

The lower floors are leased to such tenants as Chicago Bancorp and a teacher training center for the Chicago Public Schools.

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