Walter Payton College Prep

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First reported 19 hours ago - Updated 18 mins ago - 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 - 19 hours ago]
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 02 2014 - Updated Jul 02 2014 - 1 reports

Emanuel, Holder to tout safer Chicago schools in year after mass closings

Mayor Rahm Emanuel and U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder will convene a roundtable discussion today to put a positive spin on a wrenching decision that cost Emanuel dearly among African-American voters: a record, 50 school closings.According to the mayor’s ... [Published Chicago Sun-Times - Jul 02 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 27 2014 - Updated Jun 28 2014 - 1 reports

In the News: Karen Lewis "seriously thinking" of running for mayor

Chicago Teachers Union President Karen Lewis, who blamed Mayor Rahm Emanuel for the more than 1,100 layoffs announced Thursday, said she is  “seriously thinking” about mounting a mayoral run.  A Sun-Times poll earlier this year put Lewis behind Emanuel ... [Published Catalyst Chicago - Jun 27 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]
First reported Jun 21 2014 - Updated Jun 21 2014 - 1 reports

New Emanuel Super PAC seen as vehicle to attack opponents

A political operative with close ties to Mayor Rahm Emanuel has formed a Super PAC to support the re-election campaigns of the mayor and his City Council allies, in a move, some view as a shot across the bow at Cook County Board President Toni Preckw ... [Published Chicago Sun-Times - Jun 21 2014]

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It's as if they are channeling "Animal House," in which after the frat brothers learn they're being shut down, their pledge chairman shouts: "I think that this situation absolutely requires a really futile and stupid gesture be done on somebody's part!"
“I know Karen very well. She’s a great person. But, the city has a lot of issues. Schools are just one of ` "em. People don’t always win on single issues,” he said."
...that his daughter was hurt by scoring low on attendance in her attempt to enroll just isn't true and was not a factor in her initial rejection. "Bruce’s daughter was admitted and enrolled in 2008. CPS changed the attendance factor in admissions in 2009."
The emailed statement added, "While we don't know what the political landscape looks like yet for the 2015 municipal elections, what we do know is that we will advocate strongly for candidates in contested elections who support our mission and issues."

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Sneed: Rauner may wear $18 watch, but he has a ... [Published Chicago Sun-Times - 19 hours ago]
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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