Wednesday Morning [Stimulus] News

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Stimulus funds to improve struggling CPS schools, Huberman says Medill Reports

Duncan said the stimulus money would bring education reform to the

state and raise Illinois’ status as one of the lowest spenders on

schools.

Educ. Secy. Duncan visits Chicago school Associated Press

Education Secretary Arne Duncan in Chicago

U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan and Gov. Quinn are visiting a public school on Chicago's West Side today.

Education Secretary Arne Duncan in Chicago Chicago Tribune

Quinn and Duncan took questions from students, including one

from a shy third-grader who asked Duncan how he liked living in

Washington.

Huberman: Stimulus Funds for Computers and After-school WBEZ

About

$3 billion dollars in stimulus money will be making its way to Illinois

schools soon.

Autistic boy, 4, left on bus, driver arrested Sun Times

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school bus driver is accused of leaving an autistic 4-year-old boy on a

bus for about an hour while she shopped at a part-supply store.

Police, CPS want kids to text cops with tips about crimes Chicago Sun-Times

With the tally of slain Chicago Public Schools students at 32 this school year -- and with about two months left before the summer break -- police and school officials Monday unveiled several steps to ...

CPS track and field student athletes struggle without indoor trackCTDN

CPS

students who want to compete in track and field events year round are

struggling to stay competitive because CPS does not have an indoor

track for training.

Click below for video segment of the event from CLTV. Or click WBEZ story for some audio.

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