Swansea school district settles civil rights complaint - Education Week

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Bill would allow Illinois students to opt out of state tests - Education Week

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Chicago schools suspend contract with company under probe - Education Week

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Rauner: Stop 'fair share' fees for non-union teachers - Education Week

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Federal Authorities Probing Chicago Over Contract - Education Week

The FBI is reportedly investigating a $20.5 million no-bid contract that the Chicago school district awarded to a company that trains principals and once employed the district’s CEO, Barbara Byrd-Bennett, local news media say.

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Interim Chicago schools chief calls for independent audit - Education Week

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Michelle Obama to give commencement speech at Chicago school - Education Week

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Transitions - Education Week

Tony Smith, a former superintendent of the Oakland, Calif., district, has been selected as the next state schools chief in Illinois.

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State education board member quits over superintendent hire - Education Week

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Feds Seek Files on Elite Nonprofit in Chicago Schools Probe - Education Week

Federal investigators looking into Chicago Public Schools’ dealings with a leadership training academy are also examining records involving an elite nonprofit group led by a powerful board comprised of movers and shakers.

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