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  • Experts push early education for poor kids -- pre-K may be too late

    Experts push early education for poor kids -- pre-K may be too late
    For Florida's 1 million children growing up in poverty, kindergarten — and even pre-K — is too late to start giving them the help many will need to grow into capable, productive adults. That's the warning of a growing statewide effort to...
  • Bruce Rauner: Phase out income tax hike, widen sales tax

    Bruce Rauner: Phase out income tax hike, widen sales tax
    Republican governor candidate Bruce Rauner issued his most expansive plan yet to deal with Illinois' finances, proposing Thursday to phase out the state's 2011 income tax hike, broaden the state sales tax to include some services and freeze local property...
  • Milford Mill students get a boost before they get to calculus

    Milford Mill students get a boost before they get to calculus
    Three years ago, no student at Milford Mill Academy passed the Advanced Placement calculus exam, which made it clear that unprepared students were being pushed into the high-level class. In an attempt to change that, a dozen high school students who...
  • Selling grandparents on the perks of 529 college savings plans

    CHICAGO (Reuters) - Many grandparents want to help their grandchildren pay for college, but don't know the best ways to do that. Financial advisers who can show them how to make those contributions and reap financial advantages for themselves can shine....
  • Homeowners, renters coping with burden of housing costs

    Homeowners, renters coping with burden of housing costs
    About a third of homeowners in the Chicago area and just more than half of renters are cost-burdened, meaning they spend more than 30 percent of their income on housing. What's more, 14 percent of local homeowners and 30 percent of renters are...
  • App rates environmental sustainability in Chicago's neighborhoods

    App rates environmental sustainability in Chicago's neighborhoods
    What is Chicago's greenest neighborhood, and which areas of the city need help to get there? To answer that question, a team of programmers developed Green Score--the winning digital tool from a recent local app-making competition. And now its...
  • Hogan tells veterans he would eliminate state income tax on military pensions

    Hogan tells veterans he would eliminate state income tax on military pensions
    Republican gubernatorial nominee Larry Hogan told veterans Wednesday that he would eliminate the state income tax on military pensions if elected. “This tax is not only bad economic policy, it’s also unfair to the men and women who have...
  • California pols have failed vocational education students

    To the editor: Please tell me why low-income students have to pay big bucks for vocational degrees when California should be providing the education in public schools. ("Corinthian boosted figures to obtain federal funds," July 16) The real "smoke and...
  • GOP Questions Accuracy Of Malloy TV Ad

    Republicans are questioning the accuracy of the first campaign commercial that is currently being aired on stations across the state by Gov. Dannel P. Malloy's campaign. The 60-second commercial credits Malloy with creating jobs, raising the minimum...
  • Joe Gibbons: Solar technology still needs subsidies

    Sometimes good intentions can produce bad outcomes. A case in point is the framework by which we subsidize residential solar panels. With the good intention of promoting more solar panels on consumer rooftops, Florida has created a system of subsidies...
  • Break California into 6 states? How uncool

    Break California into 6 states? How uncool
    As a native Californian who was born in Oakland, raised in the San Fernando Valley, schooled in Berkeley and now living in Venice, I’d like to say one thing to Timothy Draper, the Silicon Valley kajillionaire pushing the idiotic breakup of the...