Walter Payton College Prep

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Name: Walter Payton College Prep
First reported 10 hours ago - Updated 10 hours ago - 1 reports

In the News: CPS' air conditioning tab would be $100 million

Chicago Public Schools put a $100 million price tag Tuesday on Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s sudden mandate to air-condition classrooms in 206 schools , even as CPS faces a $1 billion shortfall and many other pressing capital needs. (Sun-Times)Joel Hood, CPS spokesman, ... [Published Catalyst Chicago - 10 hours ago]
First reported Apr 08 2014 - Updated Apr 09 2014 - 4 reports

Lake Forest Makes ‘Most Challenging High School’ List

Lake Forest High School . Nationally it is ranked 1,298. Fewer than 10 percent of high schools nationally made the list. . Last year it ranked 30 in Illinois and was higher than that the two previous years.The ranking uses the number of college-level ... [Published Lake Forest-Lake Bluff Patch - Apr 09 2014]
First reported Mar 20 2014 - Updated Mar 20 2014 - 1 reports

Not all kids should be college-bound

_ In kindergarten most kids, myself included, would get some sort of career project where you had to study up on a career and present it to the rest of your class. I told my mom I wanted to be a plumber. She looked at me, amused by the proposition, and ... [Published Chicago Tribune - Mar 20 2014]
First reported Mar 19 2014 - Updated Mar 19 2014 - 1 reports

How Rauner won the GOP primary for governor

To win the Republican nomination for governor, first-time candidate Bruce Rauner used a disciplined TV message financed with plenty of cash.“If Bloomberg was running for governor of the state of Illinois, Bruce would outspend him,” state Sen. Bill Brady, ... [Published Crains ChicagoBusiness - Mar 19 2014]
First reported Mar 16 2014 - Updated Mar 16 2014 - 1 reports

Bernard Schoenburg: Predictions in Tuesday's primary election

With the weather breaking, maybe it's time for BRUCE RAUNER to get back on his motorcycle and drive to Springfield so he can see that mansion he'd like to add to his list of homes. Yes, I think his hopes of spending some time at the Executive Mansion ... [Published Lincoln Courier - Mar 16 2014]
First reported Jan 30 2014 - Updated Jan 30 2014 - 1 reports

Students from Beijing brings Chinese culture to Chicago

CHICAGO, Jan. 29 (Xinhua) -- Hundreds of students from Chicago Public Schools (CPS) enjoyed Chinese songs, dances and martial arts brought by the performing troupe of the High School affiliated to Renmin University (RDF) in the auditorium of Walter Payton ... [Published Xinhua News Agency - Jan 30 2014]

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“The strength of Rauner's campaign has been his very straightforward, populist appeal: "Get rid of the bad guys in Springfield. Let's have term limits. I'm not going to do business as usual" ” said Dick Simpson, a professor of political science at University of Illinois at Chicago
"We are glad to use this platform to promote the friendship and communication between Chinese and U S students." said RDF Vice Principal Shen Xianzhang
...to advancing creativity, leadership and a love of learning within all our students," said Kate Cicchelli, Principal & Chief Academic Officer. "Our school is a place where children of all ages learn through questioning, exploring and discovering. But perhaps most importantly, will contextualize their learning within a greater conversation about community and citizenship. Our belief is that, by providing this context, we will empower every student to better understand their place in our world and develop the responsibility and leadership qualities that will stay with them throughout their lives.”"

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