Bill would allow volunteer to help diabetic students Tribune: Wrigleyville's David Medow remembers having to schedule his days around
trips to his son's North Side grade school to give him insulin shots
and count the carbohydrates in his snacks and lunches... Four year olds in Illinois increasingly less likely to attend preschool
Catalyst: Illinois has long been seen as a leader in early-childhood education,
but a national organization says the state has started to slip...
House to Vote on School Vouchers Fox: Tuesday, the Illinois House is expected to vote on a school
voucher bill that would give some parents a choice on where they
send their kids to school... Plainfield Schools Plan Four-Day Week Fox: Plainfield School District employees will only work four days a
week during the summer...
Illinois Urges Districts to Join Race to the Top Chicago News Cooperative: School
officials are urging reluctant districts to sign on to the state's new
effort to win a share of the money in the competition for federal
education dollars... Stock School gets year's reprieve Pioneer Press: What
was supposed to be a last-ditch effort to keep the board from shutting
down a popular early-education program turned out to be a chance to thank
the board for coming to what Doherty called "the right decision."
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