State's unpaid bills hit a record $5 billion Tribune
State Board of Education estimated it owes Chicago Public Schools
nearly $100 million for special education and transportation.
How's your teacher? Tribune (editorial)
plan will land this week on the desks of state legislators -- and they
will be asked to vote by the end of the week to send it to Gov. Pat
Quinn. Why the rush? Because there is a ton of money at stake.
Fenger's emergency federal grant used for "public health approach to violence"
High School will use more than half of the $500,000 grant promised by
Secretary of Education Arne Duncan in October after the beating death
of Derrion Albert to provide more support to teachers in how to manage
students without harsh punishments.
CORE begins 'Testing Task Force' Substance News
its January 6, 2010 meeting, CORE steering committee member Norine
Gutekanst announced that CORE was launching a 'Testing Task Force" to
be chaired by Boone Elementary School teacher Wade Tillett, who had
recently written about the misuse of standardized tests in Chicago's
Failed Olympics Bid Leaves Neighborhood in Flux News Co-Op
hospital complex in Chicago's Bronzeville neighborhood is being
demolished but there are no plans yet for what will take its place.
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