AM News: 'No Go' On Four-Day School Week

Daley turns thumbs-down on four-day school week Clout Street: 

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Mayor Richard Daley
today came out against the idea of cutting the school week back to four
days, calling it a step in the wrong direction as the city tries to find
new...Illinois
' Race to the Top bid marked by aggressive timeline
Catalyst:  State
Supt. Chris Koch and others are grilled about the state's capacity to
implement dramatic change in short order, especially with the budget
crisis...Illinois
school funding to be target of lawsuit
Tribune:  Ron
Newell of Cairo and Paul Carr
of Chicago Heights, the plaintiffs, argue that the funding method
violates the equal protection clause of the state constitution...First
All-Male Charter Sends Entire Class To College
NPR:  Every member
of the class has been accepted to a four-year university.

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  • Daley said it would be a step in the wrong direction, in part, because of parents scrambling to find childcare. I find that interesting, considering how I never hear him bring that up regarding year-round schools, some that even force siblings into different schedules.

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