Chicago's Local School Councils 'Experiment' Endures 25 Years of Change - Education Week

The unique school governance model that gave local parent-majority boards power to hire and fire principals has had some of its authority diluted over the years.

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Education Measures on Ballot in 11 States - Education Week

School funding, class size, and governance are among the issues facing voters on various education-focused state initiatives, referenda, and amendments.

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Teachers' Strike in Illinois Cancels School for Two Days - Education Week

A teachers’ strike in suburban Chicago closed down schools for two days last week in the 17,000-student Waukegan district.

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Waukegan teachers strike will extend to third day - Education Week

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Waukegan teachers strike enters second day - Education Week

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Closer Look: Rauner's schools plan raises eyebrows - Education Week

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Illinois to Pay for Expansion of Safe Passage in Chicago - Education Week

Illinois will spend $10 million to expand the Chicago district’s Safe Passage program, which trains adults to monitor designated walking routes to the city’s schools.

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Rauner education plan would change funding formula - Education Week

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Teacher admits making in-school bomb threat - Education Week

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School to begin in Chicago with more safety guards - Education Week

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