AM News: CPS Unveils New Magnet Appeal Plan

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Students: More tax money for schools Tribune:  Massoud joined about 50 Chicago-area
students after school Thursday at Federal Plaza to encourage the
government to invest more tax money in public education... Preschool for All: Early childhood education program at risk Tribune:  The
governor's proposal would slash the state's early childhood education
block grant by 16 percent, which means 6,000 students in Chicago public
schools could be shut out of the Preschool for All program, which
targets academically at-risk children... $40K for CPS appeals plan Sun Times:  Parents
must file an appeal in writing by May 28, and if the system's Office of
Academic Enhancement rejects their arguments, they can appeal to an
"independent hearing officer" who will decide if a second "independent
hearing officer" should hear their case... Bogan student says she was beaten by female gang on bus Sun Times:  A
Bogan High School student said she was attacked by a gang of female
students, who beat her and ripped her hair from her scalp Monday on a
CTA bus after school... Chicago teacher store closing after 72 years Examiner:  Gray's Distributing Company and The Learning Tree, a family owned and
operated resource for everything educational in Chicago since 1938 has
just announced it is closing its' doors forever.

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