Del Valle Disputes Report: Campaign Still On Tribune: City Clerk Miguel del Valle held a news conference Monday to deny a published report that he was angling to pull out of the race for mayor... Aldermen seek tougher rules on concussions for high school athletes Tribune: Two Chicago aldermen on Wednesday proposed tighter rules for dealing with concussions suffered by city students playing sports. The Illinois High School Association, which governs sports at more than 780 private and public high schools, already... Chicago's Lack Of School Libraries Sparks Dispute NPR: Nearly one in four Chicago public elementary schools and more than fifty high schools don't have staffed, in-school libraries. Parents at one school were so incensed, they occupied a school building for more than a month to pressure city officials to add one. School officials say they value libraries, but in an era of tight budgets, they often lose out to other priorities.
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