Today's school news is all over the place -- a little bit Brizard, a little bit TIF. But there's a lively debate going on below about the extended day / pay proposal and I posted a big PowerPoint last night about what CPS says it's doing this coming year.
Chicago superintendent sailing into rough waters Chicago Tribune: The note, addressed to "J.C.," advised the new chief of CPS that it was time to replace his New York license plates.
Indiana approves school takeover plan WBEZ: The Indiana State Board of Education approved allowing private firms to take over five failing schools; four in Indianapolis and one in Gary.
Emanuel gets a few pointed questions at town hall meeting: Venturing outside his typically tightly-scripted settings, Mayor Rahm Emanuel on Monday night found himself having to answer a few pointed questions about some of his early decisions.
Lawsuit accuses CPS guard of handcuffing first-grader Tribune: The mother of a Chicago Public Schools elementary school student is accusing an on-campus security guard of handcuffing her son and detaining him for more than an hour while he was a first-grader last year at Carver.
Rahm Emanuel embraces reform of special TIF taxing districts Sun Times: Under pressure from aldermen, Daley agreed last year to siphon $180 million in surplus TIF funds to balance his final budget and help the Chicago Public Schools do the same.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel on Chicago Tonight Catalyst: Mayor Rahm Emanuel will be on Chicago Tonight at 7 p.m.
Final sentence is given in videotaped murder of Fenger High School sophomore Tribune: Albert, 16, was a Fenger High School sophomore when he was knocked in the head by a plank and killed in a hail of punches and kicks that was captured on video, bringing global attention to Chicago's youth violence.
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