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Is Rahm Emanuel Doomed?

In some ways, Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Karen Lewis, the fiery president of the Chicago Teachers Union, are very much alike — profane, tough, outspoken, unapologetic. Both are Jewish, and both are ardent fans of ballet.But a face-off between the ... [Published Northwestern University - 22 hours ago]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

RAVINIA HOSTS FREE PARTY FOR HIGH SCHOOL…

Ravinia’s Student Marketing Board will host their annual “Cannon Ball” party, a free catered event on Ravinia’s lawn exclusively for area high school students this Sunday, July 27, 2014 from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. as part of the Classical Youth Initiative (CYI) ... [Published Lake Zurich Patch - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 1 reports

Annual C.U.R.E Benefit

Citizens United for Research in Epilepsy (CURE) , founded by Susan Axelrod, held its 16th Annual Chicago Benefit on May 19, at Navy Pier. Event chair Debra A. Cafaro, Chairman and CEO of Ventas, Inc., welcomed nearly 1,200 guests and raised more than ... [Published Modern Luxury - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 16 2014 - Updated Jul 16 2014 - 1 reports

CPS budget hearings tonight may be heated

_ Hearings this evening on the proposed budget for Chicago Public Schools figure to be no less heated than in past years, as critics line up to question plans that include more cuts to traditional neighborhood schools.The proposed $5.8-billion operating ... [Published Chicago Tribune - Jul 16 2014]
First reported Jul 15 2014 - Updated Jul 15 2014 - 2 reports

Council panel hearing looks at top high schools’ black enrollment

The City Council’s Education Committee is holding hearings into selective enrollment standards at Chicago’s most elite public high schools amid reports of surging white enrollment at the expense of African-American students.Nearly three months ago, the ... [Published Chicago Sun-Times - Jul 15 2014]
First reported Jul 15 2014 - Updated Jul 15 2014 - 1 reports

Teachers Use Clout, Too

Today's news roundup includes more about a Karen Lewis run for mayor (and just how hard it would be for her to win) and a cringe-inducing story about some IL teachers using clout for certification and licensing. National news includes the wrap-up of the ... [Published Chicago Now - Jul 15 2014]
First reported Jul 11 2014 - Updated Jul 12 2014 - 1 reports

Sneed: Rauner may wear $18 watch, but he has a $100,000 parking spot

Let’s put it in park for a moment, shall we.Sneed hears uber wealthy GOP gubernatorial candidate Bruce Rauner,◆ Translation: Sneed has learned rich man Rauner spent $100,000 on an extra parking space and storage space at 340 E. Randolph, where he owns ... [Published Chicago Sun-Times - Jul 11 2014]
First reported Jul 03 2014 - Updated Jul 03 2014 - 1 reports

Editorial: Frat party politics bad for Illinois

First there was Quinnochio.Then the guys in chicken suits.And now fake emails.You'd think it was pledge week at Delta House rather than election season in Illinois.Who do the Patrick Quinn and Bruce Rauner camps think the voting public is to accept this ... [Published Chicago Daily Herald - Jul 03 2014]
First reported Jul 01 2014 - Updated Jul 01 2014 - 1 reports

New York City, Chicago and Tucson's University High

Part of TUSD's desegregation order is that University High School's student population must resemble the district's student population more closely. Currently, just over 30 percent of UHS students are Hispanic, compared with over 60 percent of the entire ... [Published Tucson Weekly - Jul 01 2014]
First reported Jun 28 2014 - Updated Jun 28 2014 - 2 reports

Rauner under fire for alleged school admission deal

CHICAGO - At a Chicago press conference, Republican gubernatorial candidate Bruce Rauner found himself on the defensive again for an issue that has followed him through the campaign.Rauner answered more questions about whether he used his influence to ... [Published WCIA 3 - Jun 28 2014]
First reported Jun 26 2014 - Updated Jun 27 2014 - 2 reports

School admission of Rauner's daughter questioned

file photo, Illinois Republican gubernatorial candidate Bruce Rauner speaks at a news conference accompanied by his running mate Evelyn Sanguinetti in Chicago. The issue of how Rauner's daughter got into an elite Chicago public high school has resurfaced ... [Published QC Times - Jun 27 2014]
First reported Jun 26 2014 - Updated Jun 27 2014 - 1 reports

Quinn fires back at Republicans, targets Rauner

Story by 89 WLS Reporter Bill Cameron(CHICAGO) In the race for governor, Pat Quinn is firing back at the Republicans today.Republicans have been daring Quinn to testify before the legislative panel looking into what they call Quinn’s ‘slush fund’ to buy ... [Published WLS-AM - Jun 26 2014]

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...But, the senator argued that the "disenchantment” with Emanuel is more about style than substance."
..." DNAinfo: "I'm sure it was in retaliation for me blowing the whistle and reporting corruption to the Inspector General, Barbara Byrd-Bennett, CPS CEO, and the media" he wrote in an email to Flavio Parra, an EEOC investigator
"Any time legislators make inquiries within the agency, staff are expected to make senior staff aware so that they can ensure questions are answered in a timely manner and to prevent various divisions from working in silos" ISBE said in a statement

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Is Rahm Emanuel Doomed? [Published Northwestern University - 22 hours ago]
RAVINIA HOSTS FREE PARTY FOR HIGH SCHOOL… [Published Lake Zurich Patch - Jul 24 2014]
Annual C.U.R.E Benefit [Published Modern Luxury - Jul 22 2014]
Kwame Raoul rules out mayoral bid, says he can’... [Published Chicago Sun-Times - Jul 18 2014]
CPS budget hearings tonight may be heated [Published Chicago Tribune - Jul 16 2014]
Council panel hearing looks at top high schools... [Published Chicago Sun-Times - Jul 15 2014]
Teachers Use Clout, Too [Published Chicago Now - Jul 15 2014]
Aldermen to hold hearing on low minority number... [Published Chicago Tribune - Jul 15 2014]
Lawmakers intervene in teacher licensing [Published Chicago Tribune - Jul 12 2014]
Sneed: Rauner may wear $18 watch, but he has a ... [Published Chicago Sun-Times - Jul 11 2014]
Editorial: Frat party politics bad for Illinois [Published Chicago Daily Herald - Jul 03 2014]
Emanuel, Holder to tout safer Chicago schools i... [Published Chicago Sun-Times - Jul 02 2014]
New York City, Chicago and Tucson's University ... [Published Tucson Weekly - Jul 01 2014]
Rauner under fire for alleged school admission ... [Published WCIA 3 - Jun 28 2014]
Bruce Rauner's story about daughter's admission... [Published Examiner.com - Jun 28 2014]
In the News: Karen Lewis "seriously thinking" o... [Published Catalyst Chicago - Jun 27 2014]
School admission of Rauner's daughter questioned [Published QC Times - Jun 27 2014]
Rauner's daughter school admission under question [Published The Washington Times stories: News - Jun 26 2014]
Quinn fires back at Republicans, targets Rauner [Published WLS-AM - Jun 26 2014]
New Emanuel Super PAC seen as vehicle to attack... [Published Chicago Sun-Times - Jun 21 2014]
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