Wednesday Morning News

Chicago schools cutting 550 workers Breaking News

The cuts will come from
a pool of about 5,300 non-classroom positions and are expected to
result in savings of up to $100 million, sources said. Another round of
layoffs is expected later in the summer.

Ill. begins new budget year without new budget Defender

Illinois is once again beginning a new budget year without a budget.

Daley presents at Chicago Gay Pride Month reception ChicagoPride.com

Joining Daley and the Commission on the podium were prominent LGBT
supporters Congressman Mike Quigley (D-IL), Chicago Public School Chief
Ron Huberman, ...

CPS needs solutions to teacher turnover Chicago Sun-Times

Because of successes like that, Ron Huberman, Chicago schools CEO,
plans to extend that mentoring to all new teachers, as many as 700,
this fall. ...

Regional schools office raided CST

Investigators
from Cook County state's attorney's office this morning raided the
Suburban Cook County Regional Office of Education in Westchester in
connection with an ongoing investigation into Supt. Charles Flowers.

Teen bullying: Tormented boy's short life ends in suicide Tribune

Death stuns suburb, raises awareness of link between bullying and depression

Ex-prep football player sues over 1999 hazing CST

A
1999 Stevenson High School football player who was sodomized with a
broomstick and a banana by his teammates as part of a violent hazing
ritual filed a lawsuit last week against his attackers, coaches and
former school.

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