A slew of stories from the past couple of days:
Chicago Public Schools CEO Ron Huberman continues to lobby law makers,
and admits the millions that was contributed to the program last year
will not be allowed this year due to budget constraints.
Public Schools officials say they're drastically cutting after-school
tutoring because of a budget shortfall.
District officials say only 32,000 of an estimated 72,000 students from
kindergarten through 12th grade who signed up for federally...
A controversial program that paid over $2 million to students for
good grades has been quietly scrapped due to lack of funding, said
Michael Scott, president of the Chicago Board of Education.
Swine flu: Palatine children will be among the first to get free H1N1 vaccine Tribune
Students in the district's schools in Rolling Meadows and Hoffman Estates will be offered vaccinations later in the year. The Chicago Health Department said ...
Why they fight at Fenger
Tribune (letter to the editor)
This tension has been going on for a very long time. But every year,
many of us noticed that the feuding escalated.
A man who answered the phone at a nearby store said the fight broke
out at about 9 a.m., just as he was opening up shop. He said the 20 to
25 people--largely teenagers--involved were punching each other and
wielding bottles and bats.
Chicago Public Schools system opened its 6th, military academy high
school Friday morning. The school's located at 14th and Throop. Mayor
Daley, and representatives from the U.S. Air Force, Air Force JROTIC,
and other city leaders were on-hand
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