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SaukValley.com
Edward T. Abbottowner-operator. Ed died Monday, Aug. 21, 2017, at Resthave Home in Morrison.
SaukValley.com / Posted 7 hours ago
owner-operator. Ed died Monday, Aug. 21, 2017, at Resthave Home in Morrison. Ed was educated at the Cottonwood country school, Morrison High School, and graduated in 1952 with a Bachelor’s of Science in agriculture from the University of... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Illinois school funding talks to resume as lawmakers seek compromiseIllinois' lack of an education funding plan, looking for compromise on a range
Chicago Tribune / Posted 9 hours ago
Illinois' lack of an education funding plan, looking for compromise on a range of issues such as whether Chicago Public Schools can raise property taxes further and whether districts should be required to provide daily physical education... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Speakers at CPS hearing assail budgeting practicesIn a series of occasionally sharp exchanges on Wednesday, Chicago Public School
Chicago Tribune / Posted 10 hours ago
In a series of occasionally sharp exchanges on Wednesday, Chicago Public Schools officials defended the district's fiscal practices amid fresh rebukes from advocates and labor union members over a $5.7 billion budget plan that relies on money that... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
James Maguire, who ran Berkshire trading at NYSE, dies at 86on Aug. 21 at his home in Short Hills, New Jersey, according to a death notice
Bangor Daily News / Posted 23 hours ago
on Aug. 21 at his home in Short Hills, New Jersey, according to a death notice by Bradley Smith & Smith Funeral Home in Springfield, New Jersey. No cause was given. As chairman of Henderson Brothers Inc., the market-maker assigned to Berkshire... Read more
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The Toledo Blade
Springfield High football coach indicted on child pornography chargesMatt Geha An assistant football coach at Springfield High School was indicted
The Toledo Blade / Posted yesterday
Matt Geha An assistant football coach at Springfield High School was indicted Tuesday by a federal grand jury for allegedly having child pornography on his home computer. Russell J. Smith, Jr., 50, of the 2200 block of Sherwood Avenue was indicted... Read more
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KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau
Southern Illinois teacher named 1 of 10 Illinois Teacher of the Year finalistsSPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) - The Illinois State Board of Education has named 10 fin
KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau / Posted yesterday
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) - The Illinois State Board of Education has named 10 finalists for 2018 Illinois Teacher of the Year. State Superintendent Tony Smith says the finalists "continuously go above and beyond to make students feel well known and... Read more
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Springfield News-Sun
Logan Co. superintendent accused of not reporting rape on unpaid leavelodged against her husband, Indian Lake Superintendent Patrick O’Donnell. She
Springfield News-Sun / Posted yesterday
lodged against her husband, Indian Lake Superintendent Patrick O’Donnell. She was suspended by the Midwest Regional board on July 14 and the board agreed to place her on voluntary unpaid leave on Aug. 17. “The justice system will proceed... Read more
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Dayton Daily News
Logan Co. superintendent accused of not reporting rape on unpaid leavelodged against her husband, Indian Lake Superintendent Patrick O’Donnell. She
Dayton Daily News / Posted yesterday
lodged against her husband, Indian Lake Superintendent Patrick O’Donnell. She was suspended by the Midwest Regional board on July 14 and the board agreed to place her on voluntary unpaid leave on Aug. 17. “The justice system will proceed... Read more
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Journal Gazette & Times-Courier
Illinois will begin reporting kindergarten readinessSPRINGFIELD -- The Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE) has announced that
Journal Gazette & Times-Courier / Posted 2 days ago
SPRINGFIELD -- The Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE) has announced that the state will obtain and report consistent measures of developmental readiness for all kindergarten students starting this fall. According to a press release, the... Read more
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The Youngstown Vindicator
Agenda TuesdayVillage Council, 6 p.m., council chambers, 1455 Salt Springs Road SW. Mahoning
The Youngstown Vindicator / Posted 3 days ago
Village Council, 6 p.m., council chambers, 1455 Salt Springs Road SW. Mahoning County Commissioners, 10 a.m., board meeting, commissioner’s hearing room, Mahoning County Courthouse, 120 Market St., Youngstown. Mahoning County... Read more
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The Toledo Blade
Scientist who grew up near Toledo may have discovered a planetof my childhood was focused on the horses, but I always loved science,” Ms. Vol
The Toledo Blade / Posted 4 days ago
of my childhood was focused on the horses, but I always loved science,” Ms. Volk said. “I always thought school was fun, which is not true for every student.” Her appetite for astronomy also was whetted by an uncle who’s an... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
Tom's #Mailbag, Aug. 18, 2017said the SPLC: 718 monuments and statues, nearly 300 of which are in Georgia, V
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 5 days ago
said the SPLC: 718 monuments and statues, nearly 300 of which are in Georgia, Virginia or North Carolina; 109 public schools named for Robert E. Lee, Jefferson Davis or other Confederate icons; 80 counties and cities named for Confederates;... Read more
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The Tampa Tribune
Revisiting the inaugural 1997 USF Bulls football rosterSo., Tampa: Medical-device sales representative (Apollo Beach) 9 FB Aleous Cha
The Tampa Tribune / Posted 5 days ago
So., Tampa: Medical-device sales representative (Apollo Beach) 9 FB Aleous Chambers, Fr., Tampa: Teacher/operator, home-school academy (Thonotossassa) 57 LB Carl Charles, Jr., Immokalee: Sales, Hertz Car Sales (Safety Harbor) 79 OT Kevin... Read more
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Daily Chronicle
Judge, Sycamore School District 427 superintendent urge parties to move on settlementjudge has ordered that the county and the buyer and seller of a 27-acre propert
Daily Chronicle / Posted 6 days ago
judge has ordered that the county and the buyer and seller of a 27-acre property across the street from Sycamore Middle School come to an agreement “on an expedited basis.” Brian Grainger wants to buy the property at the southeast corner of... Read more
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The Fairfield Citizen
White changes mind, will seek 6th term as secretary of stateSPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Illinois Secretary of State Jesse White announced Thur
The Fairfield Citizen / Posted 6 days ago
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Illinois Secretary of State Jesse White announced Thursday that he'll seek a sixth term, reversing earlier declarations that he would step down after two decades in an office that was tainted by corruption prior to his... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
White changes mind, will seek 6th term as secretary of stateSPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Illinois Secretary of State Jesse White announced Thur
Stamford Advocate / Posted 6 days ago
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Illinois Secretary of State Jesse White announced Thursday that he'll seek a sixth term, reversing earlier declarations that he would step down after two decades in an office that was tainted by corruption prior to his... Read more
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The Greater New Milford Spectrum
White changes mind, will seek 6th term as secretary of stateSPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Illinois Secretary of State Jesse White announced Thur
The Greater New Milford Spectrum / Posted 6 days ago
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Illinois Secretary of State Jesse White announced Thursday that he'll seek a sixth term, reversing earlier declarations that he would step down after two decades in an office that was tainted by corruption prior to his... Read more
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The New Canaan News
White changes mind, will seek 6th term as secretary of stateSPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Illinois Secretary of State Jesse White announced Thur
The New Canaan News / Posted 6 days ago
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Illinois Secretary of State Jesse White announced Thursday that he'll seek a sixth term, reversing earlier declarations that he would step down after two decades in an office that was tainted by corruption prior to his... Read more
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Connecticut Post
White changes mind, will seek 6th term as secretary of stateSPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Illinois Secretary of State Jesse White announced Thur
Connecticut Post / Posted 6 days ago
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Illinois Secretary of State Jesse White announced Thursday that he'll seek a sixth term, reversing earlier declarations that he would step down after two decades in an office that was tainted by corruption prior to his... Read more
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Greenwich Time
White changes mind, will seek 6th term as secretary of stateSPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Illinois Secretary of State Jesse White announced Thur
Greenwich Time / Posted 6 days ago
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Illinois Secretary of State Jesse White announced Thursday that he'll seek a sixth term, reversing earlier declarations that he would step down after two decades in an office that was tainted by corruption prior to his... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
White changes mind, will seek 6th term as secretary of stateSPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Illinois Secretary of State Jesse White announced Thur
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 6 days ago
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Illinois Secretary of State Jesse White announced Thursday that he'll seek a sixth term, reversing earlier declarations that he would step down after two decades in an office that was tainted by corruption prior to his... Read more
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The News-Times
White changes mind, will seek 6th term as secretary of stateSPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Illinois Secretary of State Jesse White announced Thur
The News-Times / Posted 6 days ago
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Illinois Secretary of State Jesse White announced Thursday that he'll seek a sixth term, reversing earlier declarations that he would step down after two decades in an office that was tainted by corruption prior to his... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
One way short of bankruptcy to stabilize Chicago's schoolsFor years, CPS has failed to fix a growing structural deficit in its budgets —
Chicago Tribune / Posted 6 days ago
For years, CPS has failed to fix a growing structural deficit in its budgets — an imbalance based partly on too many schools, not enough kids. Instead, the district relies on financial tricks and massive borrowing. All that debt benefits bondholders... Read more
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Bureau County Republican
Hall earns bronze award from U.S. News and World ReportSPRING VALLEY — Hall High School has been recognized by U.S. News and World Rep
Bureau County Republican / Posted 6 days ago
SPRING VALLEY — Hall High School has been recognized by U.S. News and World Reports as a Bronze Medal School. Rankings are based on results from the 2014-15 school year. Only 16.8 percent of schools in the nation were awarded a bronze medal.... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
White changes mind, will seek 6th term as secretary of stateSPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Illinois Secretary of State Jesse White announced Thur
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 6 days ago
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Illinois Secretary of State Jesse White announced Thursday that he'll seek a sixth term, reversing earlier declarations that he would step down after two decades in an office that was tainted by corruption prior to his... Read more
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TribLIVE
Pitt Shadow Bandits ready to launch balloon during solar eclipselight and dark that are visible during an eclipse. The team will launch their
TribLIVE / Posted 6 days ago
light and dark that are visible during an eclipse. The team will launch their balloon on Aug. 21 from a spot just north of Springfield, Tennessee. They are expecting to see the moon completely block the sun for 2 minutes and 37 seconds starting at... Read more
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Springfield News-Sun
What happened when the Ku Klux Klan came to Springfield 23 years ago?The Ku Klux Klan propelled Springfield into the national spotlight in March 199
Springfield News-Sun / Posted 6 days ago
The Ku Klux Klan propelled Springfield into the national spotlight in March 1994 when it held a rally in front of the Clark County Common Pleas Court. The Springfield News-Sun’s headline of the event read: “They came, they shouted, they... Read more
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Boston Globe
Mass. agency buying properties in bid to revive older downtownsThe Worcester pawn shop with the giant “Checks Cashed” billboard might seem lik
Boston Globe / Posted 8 days ago
The Worcester pawn shop with the giant “Checks Cashed” billboard might seem like a strange place to buy. Not really: As the city’s theater district flourishes, it makes sense to replace the structure across from the Hanover Theatre with something a... Read more
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TribLIVE
What’s happening this week in the greater Murrysville area: Aug. 16-20a sewing machine, extension cord and basic sewing supplies. Those who are not s
TribLIVE / Posted 8 days ago
a sewing machine, extension cord and basic sewing supplies. Those who are not sewing are asked to bring an iron and ironing board. Stephen Stills and Judy Collins will perform at the Palace Theatre in Greensburg. Stills is best-known for his part... Read more
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Officer.com
Mass. Officer Mocks Protesters on FacebookSPRINGFIELD, Mass. -- A Springfield police officer has mocked the anti-racism d
Officer.com / Posted 8 days ago
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. -- A Springfield police officer has mocked the anti-racism demonstrators who were run down during a white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia on Saturday, applauding the fatal crash in a Facebook post. "Hahahaha love... Read more
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WGN TV Chicago
List of winners, losers if Rauner wins school funding fightELGIN, Ill. -- There's still a lot of uncertainty across the state about the st
WGN TV Chicago / Posted 9 days ago
ELGIN, Ill. -- There's still a lot of uncertainty across the state about the start of the school year as lawmakers continue to showdown in Springfield. Sunday the Illinois Senate voted to override Gov. Bruce Rauner's amendatory veto of the state's... Read more
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Springfield News-Sun
Clark County schools make changes due to drug crisis, 1 stocks NarcanSeveral Clark County school districts have made changes to address the expandin
Springfield News-Sun / Posted 10 days ago
Several Clark County school districts have made changes to address the expanding drug crisis, including one district that now keeps overdose revival drugs at its schools and more prevention efforts in the classroom. A survey of six public Clark... Read more
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Staten Island Advance
Mass. cop on Facebook mocks protesters hit by car in Virginia: 'Hahahaha love this'SPRINGFIELD, Mass. -- A Massachusetts police officer in a post on Facebook has
Staten Island Advance / Posted 10 days ago
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. -- A Massachusetts police officer in a post on Facebook has mocked the anti-racism demonstrators who were run down during a fatal incident Saturday at a white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, Va. "Hahahaha love this, maybe... Read more
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SaukValley.com
Senate votes to overturn Rauner school funding veto; override moves to House for voteSPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — The Illinois Senate overturned Gov. Bruce Rauner on pu
SaukValley.com / Posted 10 days ago
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — The Illinois Senate overturned Gov. Bruce Rauner on public education funding Sunday, voting to override an amendatory veto despite the Republican governor's contention that his changes would mean millions of dollars more for... Read more
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Al.com
Mass. cop on Facebook mocks protesters hit by car in Virginia: 'Hahahaha love this'SPRINGFIELD, Mass. -- A Massachusetts police officer in a post on Facebook has
Al.com / Posted 10 days ago
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. -- A Massachusetts police officer in a post on Facebook has mocked the anti-racism demonstrators who were run down during a fatal incident Saturday at a white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, Va. "Hahahaha love this, maybe... Read more
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The Toledo Blade
Our Towns Calendars: 8/14p.m. Aug. 28. Register, 419-877-5383. ● Blue Creek Conservation Area programs:
The Toledo Blade / Posted 10 days ago
p.m. Aug. 28. Register, 419-877-5383. ● Blue Creek Conservation Area programs: 7825 Schadel Rd.; Try It! Stand up Paddleboarding, ages 5 and older, Nona France Area, 5:30-6:30 p.m. and 7-8 p.m. Wednesday, very basics, All boards and other... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
School funding: How new numbers could nudge Dems to compromise with Rauner's RepublicansThe easier lift came Sunday: Illinois state senators voted 38-19 to force into
Chicago Tribune / Posted 10 days ago
The easier lift came Sunday: Illinois state senators voted 38-19 to force into law a new school funding plan, with its comparatively generous treatment of Chicago Public Schools. The vote was a rebuke to Gov. Bruce Rauner and his rival proposal: The... Read more
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Daily Chronicle
Illinois Senate rejects Rauner veto of school-funding planBamman - hbamman@shawmedia.com Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner discusses Senate
Daily Chronicle / Posted 10 days ago
Bamman - hbamman@shawmedia.com Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner discusses Senate Bill 1 with the Daily Chronicle editorial board and reporters Aug. 3 at the Northwest Herald in Crystal Lake. SPRINGFIELD - The Illinois Senate overturned Gov. Bruce... Read more
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5KSDK St. Louis
Illinois Senate overrides Rauner school vetoSPRINGFIELD, ILL. (AP) - The Illinois Senate overturned Gov. Bruce Rauner on pu
5KSDK St. Louis / Posted 10 days ago
SPRINGFIELD, ILL. (AP) - The Illinois Senate overturned Gov. Bruce Rauner on public education funding Sunday, voting to override an amendatory veto despite the Republican governor's contention that his changes would mean millions of dollars more for... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Illinois Senate rejects Rauner veto of school-funding planSPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — The Illinois Senate overturned Gov. Bruce Rauner on pu
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 10 days ago
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — The Illinois Senate overturned Gov. Bruce Rauner on public education funding Sunday, voting to override an amendatory veto despite the Republican governor's contention that his changes would mean millions of dollars more for... Read more
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Northwest Herald
Illinois Senate overrides Gov. Bruce Rauner's school vetothis Aug. 10, 2017 photo, Illinois Sen. Andy Manar, D-Bunker Hills, center, ral
Northwest Herald / Posted 10 days ago
this Aug. 10, 2017 photo, Illinois Sen. Andy Manar, D-Bunker Hills, center, rallies support outside Feitshans Elementary school in Springfield, Ill., for Senate Bill 1, the legislation he sponsored which revamps the way public schools are funded.... Read more
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NBC Chicago
CPS Would Lose $463M Under Rauner's Education Funding PlanChicago Public Schools would receive more than $463 million less under Gov. Bru
NBC Chicago / Posted 10 days ago
Chicago Public Schools would receive more than $463 million less under Gov. Bruce Rauner’s education funding plan than under the model passed by the General Assembly, according to an analysis by the Illinois State Board of Education. ISBE released... Read more
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Boston Globe
Charter school proposals would add nearly 5,400 seatsFour groups are looking to open new charter schools in Massachusetts, and four
Boston Globe / Posted 11 days ago
Four groups are looking to open new charter schools in Massachusetts, and four existing charter schools are hoping to boost their enrollment. The Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education has received proposals for new schools in... Read more
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Northwest Herald
Illinois Senate looks to address school funding plan SundayIn this Aug. 10, 2017 photo, Rep. Sue Scherer, D-Decatur, center, rallies suppo
Northwest Herald / Posted 12 days ago
In this Aug. 10, 2017 photo, Rep. Sue Scherer, D-Decatur, center, rallies support outside Feitshans Elementary school in Springfield, Ill., for Senate Bill 1, the legislation which revamps the way public schools are funded. Gov. Bruce Rauner... Read more
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Daily Chronicle
Illinois Senate looks to address school funding plan SundayIn this Aug. 10, 2017 photo, Rep. Sue Scherer, D-Decatur, center, rallies suppo
Daily Chronicle / Posted 12 days ago
In this Aug. 10, 2017 photo, Rep. Sue Scherer, D-Decatur, center, rallies support outside Feitshans Elementary school in Springfield, Ill., for Senate Bill 1, the legislation which revamps the way public schools are funded. Gov. Bruce Rauner... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Senate could consider overriding Rauner's education funding veto SundayLawmakers are reconvening just days after Illinois hit a dubious milestone. For
Chicago Tribune / Posted 12 days ago
Lawmakers are reconvening just days after Illinois hit a dubious milestone. For the first time, schools went without the state aid payments usually sent at the start of the academic year. Schools are expected to open on time anyway, but the pressure... Read more
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Reuters
Chicago schools budget counts on uncertain fundingCHICAGO (Reuters) - A fiscal 2018 budget unveiled on Friday by the Chicago Publ
Reuters / Posted 12 days ago
CHICAGO (Reuters) - A fiscal 2018 budget unveiled on Friday by the Chicago Public Schools (CPS) depends on nearly $570 million in new money from the state and city that may not materialize or has not been identified. The $5.7 billion spending plan... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
3 western Massachusetts charter schools hoping to expandBOSTON (WWLP) – More than 42,000 students attend charter schools in Massachuset
WWLP Springfield / Posted 12 days ago
BOSTON (WWLP) – More than 42,000 students attend charter schools in Massachusetts. Now, charter schools in Springfield, Holyoke, and Hadley are all hoping to soon enroll more students. The Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Illinois Senate looks to address school funding planSPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Just days before the school bell's ring, the Democrati
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 12 days ago
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Just days before the school bell's ring, the Democratic-controlled Illinois Legislature is grappling with a Republican governor over how to fix the biggest gap in the U.S. between a state's richest schools and its... Read more
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Boston Herald
Chris Stroud is 1 shot off PGA Championship lead because he just doesn’t careNev., a tournament he was playing while holding only conditional status on tour
Boston Herald / Posted 12 days ago
Nev., a tournament he was playing while holding only conditional status on tour. After winning a three-man playoff against Springfield native Richy Werenski and Greg Owen, picking up his trophy and a check for $594,000, the scramble was on. Stroud... Read more
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