Friday, January 28, 2011

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wbez.org - by Achy Obejas | Jan. 28, 2011 Gery Chico thinks he’s Mayor Daley. It’s not just that Carol Moseley-Braun called him out for taking credit for hiring cops, it’s that it’s a pattern He’s become firs...


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nypost.com - None of the 40 finalists in this year's Intel Science Talent Search, considered by many to be the most prestigious science competition in the nation, attends a New York City public school. In recen...


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tc.columbia.edu - A Plea for Partisanship in Education Published: 1/28/2011 Why Bipartisanism Isn't Working for Education ReformBy Amy Stuart Wells It’s not surprising that President Barack Obama focused heavily on ...


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suntimes.com - Oak Park-River Forest unites against offensive list that ranked girls Pioneer Press Jan 28, 2011 05:16PM Oak Park A giant banner dispaying the word respect was hung in the main hallway at Oak Park ...


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suntimes.com - U.S. students lagging in science proficiency By CHRISTINE ARMARIO Jan 26, 2011 02:35AM Results from a national science exam show that fewer than half of the country’s fourth, eighth and 12th grade ...


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nbcchicago.com - Community colleges have long had a reputation as places where academic careers go to die. Young people start out “taking some classes” at Kennedy-King or Wright, and the next time you see them, the...


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edvox.org - by Melissa Kissoon Melissa Kissoon is an 18 year old graduate of Franklin K. Lane High School in Brooklyn & a youth leader with Future of Tomorrow and the Urban Youth Collaborative. I was victim of...


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tnr.com - But perhaps most striking on the list of what makes Finland’s school system unique is that the country has deliberately rejected the prevailing standardization movement. While nations around the wo...


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politico.com - Michelle Rhee turned up at work last September 13 utterly stunned.“I really did think he was going to win,” she told her staff of her boss, Washington, D.C. Mayor Adrian Fenty. Continue Reading “Ye...


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huffingtonpost.com - Something was strange about Michele Bachmann's Tea Party response to Obama's State of the Union address, and it wasn't just that someone asked Michele Bachmann to give the official response to anyt...


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huffingtonpost.com - Down to 26 days remaining until the city elections, and we're back at you with the day's news. The first ballots will start coming in next week, and the candidates are trading body blows before Rou...


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chicagonewscoop.org - By DAN MIHALOPOULOS January 27, 2011 Mayoral candidate Gery Chico gave back four $5,000 campaign donations Thursday afternoon, hours after the Chicago News Cooperative reported that those contribut...


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myemail.constantcontact.com - South Side Canvass this Saturday. Join us at 10 a.m. for refreshments, brief training and campaign updates.Where: South Side campaign office at 2922 E. 79th StWhen: Saturday, January 29 from 10 a.m...


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chicagotribune.com - 12:50 p.m. CST, January 28, 2011 First off, congratulations to all four mayoral candidates. I applaud your desire to lead Chicago. You know, before watching the WGN mayoral debate last night, I was...


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gothamschools.org - Our comments section is about to get a little bit nicer. Our comments section has its moments of glory, instances of brave citizens discoursing civilly despite a national education debate dominated...


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voices.washingtonpost.com - More bad news for “Waiting for Superman.”First this week the movie failed to win a nomination for an Academy Award in the documentary feature category, even though it was considered to be a shoo-in...


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hollywoodreporter.com - Melissa Moseley/Warner Bros. Why did Christopher Nolan, Lesley Manville, Marion Cottilard, Tron, and Waiting for Superman lose, and teensy upstarts win? Here's why:1. Why did Christopher Nolan get ...


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preaprez.wordpress.com - I met Mike Volpe at a meeting of bloggers organized by the Miguel Del Valle campaign at a north side coffee house I just happened to sit down at the table where Mike had already set up his laptop. ...


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latimes.com - A Los Angeles school police officer who said he was shot by an attacker last week, prompting a manhunt that shut down a large swath of Woodland Hills, has been arrested on suspicion of concocting t...


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dailynews.com - Los Angeles School Police Department Officer Jeff Stenroos, who allegedly made up the story that he was shot by a burglary suspect near a high school in Woodland Hills last week, was free on $20,00...


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4lakidsnews.blogspot.com - By Joel Rubin and Andrew Blankstein, Los Angeles Times | http://lat.ms/dRjezd January 28, 2011 - A Los Angeles school police officer who said he was shot by an attacker last week, prompting a manhu...


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