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Independent panel wants to recommend next schools chief Tribune:  By the time a new mayor takes office in May, the panel hopes to offer three top choices for a schools chief — people with experience in education rather than business… Dinner bell follows school bell for some students Tribune:  This year, 333 schools across Illinois, about 85 percent of them in Chicago, dished up dinner with help from a federal initiative that targets low-income students in an effort to narrow the nutrition gap… New Schools Expo About Parent Choice Fox News:  Representatives of more than 100 schools will be present at the New Schools Expo at Soldier Field Saturday. Phyllis Lockett, the president of the Renaissance Schools Fund joined us to tell us how parents can make the best of this educational opportunity… Writing by hand better for learning, study shows Fox News:  Technology is changing the way we write, but it can also impact how we learn. A new study looks at how the physical act of hand writing can help students be stronger readers… In Evanston, does a diverse neighborhood mean diverse public schools? Chicago Reporter:  More than one third of the 366 children in our census tract attend private, rather than public, school.

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