AM News: Flores, Chico, And Meeks -- Oh, My!

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School Reform Group Pours on Donations Fox News:  Among those receiving endorsements and checks for $50,000 or $100,000
from Stand for Children: State Rep. Jehan Gordon (D-Peoria). Also
endorsed, State Sen. Toi Hutchinson (D-Olympia Fields.) Steve
Rauschenberger, running to regain his former state senate seat in the
Elgin area, was one of the Republicans to get cash and backing...Glencoe families help fund charter school in Chicago Pioneer Press:  Twenty-two
families, who are a part of the Glencoe Family Partnership, have
collected nearly $600,000 to support the start-up of Johnson College
Prep, a charter high school in Englewood, located on the South Side of
Chicago...  Manny Flores endorses Gery Chico in Chicago mayor race Former
Ald. Manny Flores on Monday announced his "difficult decision" to skip a
run for mayor and instead support the candidacy of former Chicago
School Board President Gery Chico... Simple vs. Complex In Improving Education Jim Warren:  Mayoral candidates should join me as the bus arrives about 2:45
p.m. That means he has been in school for, at most, five and a half
hours. Chicago has the shortest school day of the 50 largest districts
in the United States... Meeks won't leave his church if elected mayor Clout St:  State
Sen. James Meeks today said he has no intention of leaving the pulpit
of his South Side mega church if he is elected mayor.

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