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  • Chicago's education funding

    Chicago Board of Education President David Vitale provided a dire view of the future in “How an Illinois Supreme Court ruling could devastate Chicago’s schools" (Perspective, March 9). He warned that an adverse ruling regarding changes to pension law would “cripple CPS’ ability to fulfill its obligation to educate” and called the impact “potentially catastrophic.”
  • Garcia touts 2 tax proposals as fixes for city's finances

    Garcia touts 2 tax proposals as fixes for city's finances
    After weeks of being criticized by Mayor Rahm Emanuel and his surrogates for not offering specific tax increase proposals to fix Chicago's finances, challenger Jesus "Chuy" Garcia offered two on Wednesday: a graduated state income tax and an expanded...

    What would happen if CPS were allowed to go bankrupt?

    What would happen if CPS were allowed to go bankrupt?
    You've heard about the huge budget deficit Chicago Public Schools faces. What that means is Chicago Public Schools may not be able to open for classes this fall. If the district can't overcome its $1.1 billion deficit, what could it do? One option...

    Suburban high school students opt out of PARCC tests

    Suburban high school students opt out of PARCC tests
    Hundreds of students have declined to take the controversial PARCC exam at two northwest suburban high schools, multiple sources said. At Rolling Meadows High School, less than three dozen students out of more than 400 members of the junior class sat...

    Forfeit victory in hand, St. Joe seniors would rather play

    Forfeit victory in hand, St. Joe seniors would rather play
    It's rare during the season for high school boys basketball players to have off Friday night, but St. Joseph senior guards Jordan Ash and Glynn Watson were looking last week for a way to keep busy. Ash and Watson had been preparing to play North...