AM News: Mayoral Candidates Address Whittier

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Mayoral candidate's takes on Chicago's Whittier Elementary school parent sit-in:  State Sen. Rickey Hendon said the same and added: ''They should build
them the library even if they have to build one from the ground up --
that would satisfy the people and that's the most important thing a
mayor can do. The money? There's always money.'' ...City and School Officials Hammer Out 3 Plans for Whittier Field House WBEZ:  The standoff at Whittier elementary school in Chicago's Pilsen neighborhood could be coming to an end... A New View of Tech School And a Drive to Succeed Chicago News Cooperative:  Austin
Polytech's mission is to redefine vocational education and revive the
city's manufacturing industry by educating the next generation of
advanced manufacturers -- in effect, students who enter the workforce as
hybrids of machinist and engineer... Cyber-bullying: students and experts say school administrations need to step up preventive efforts: In light of the recent suicides related to previous incidents of
cyber-bullying, students and bullying experts say school administrations
need to be doing more to protect abused homosexual youth... Two Chicago schools win Blue Ribbon award Tribune:  St. Josaphat School was the only
other Chicago school to win the award this year.... Illinois 'moment of silence' law upheld An Illinois law mandating a moment of silence in
schools has been reinstated by federal judges who decided it did not
impose religion.

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  • Concerned citizens, please join the Whittier parents at a rally at CPS today, 125 S. Clark Street at 10 am! Do your children have a library in their school?

  • Concerned citizens, please join the Whittier parents at a rally at CPS today, 125 S. Clark Street at 10 am! Do your children have a library in their school?

  • Concerned citizens, please join the Whittier parents at a rally at CPS today, 125 S. Clark Street at 10 am! Do your children have a library in their school?

  • Wow, State Sen. Ricky Hendon said "''They should build them the library even if they have to build one from the ground up -- that would satisfy the people and that's the most important thing a mayor can do. The money? There's always money.''" ===== There's always money? With an attitude like that, it is no wonder that the state has a $13 billion budget deficit, $78 billion unfunded pension liability, $40 billion unfunded retiree health care promises, .........

  • whittier parents are stalking huberman, according to the fox folks:

    http://www.myfoxchicago.com/dpp/news/metro/whittier-parents-sit-in-field-house-cps-protest-headquarters-huberman-ron-20101018

  • The Whittier parents will not give up! Ron Huberman, give in and cut your losses! P.S.- That's only if you are wise!

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