Nearly 13,000 vie for 3,000 prep slots Sun Times
number of kids seeking entry to Chicago's Elite Eight college preps
reached a five-year high this year, prompting a wave of rejected
students to seek a new route into the coveted public high schools.
Rejected kids have until Monday to apply to be a "principal's pick,''
an option available since last year.
Chicago City Council panel moves ahead with plans to put school in lakefront park
Daley: Quinn's tax plan could turn up heat on local tax increase Chicago Sun-Times
city’s legislative agenda also includes: a long-stalled capital bill;
property tax and foreclosure relief; increased education funding;
pension reform for the CTA and Chicago Public Schools and a $250 million Olympic guarantee from the state to ...
Office supplies from defunct businesses Chicago Tribune
As a Chicago Public Schools
teacher, I know how much of our own money we spend on the basics,
including scissors, staples and pens. Not only do we often have to buy
our own for our use, but we are supplying our classrooms too.
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