A struggle to get out of Fenger Tribune
district has a Byzantine set of rules that spell out the rare
circumstances when students can change schools once classes have
started. And as Jackson has learned, withdrawing children from their
assigned school is complicated, time consuming and frustrating.
"We are doing an
analysis that looks at one school spending $7,000 that has figured it
out, while another one hasn't. All alternative programs are not alike."
Over $135M in taxpayers' funds used to settle suits Sun Times
taxpayers spent a whopping $136.4 million last year to settle lawsuits
filed against the city, but that was an "anomaly" not likely to be
duplicated, the city's top lawyer said Thursday.
Census results could affect education funding
much money the federal government doles out to Illinois over the next
decade for public education will depend largely on results from the
upcoming 2010 census.
Rigging the test Tribune editorial
Voila! You're not a junior, you don't take the test! And the school's
results aren't weighed down.
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