Public education

State News
9:16 am
Fri March 20, 2015

Suspensions and expulsions drop in Chicago Public Schools

Chicago Public Schools officials report a 60 percent reduction in student suspensions and 38 percent fewer expulsions across all grades at mid-school year. 

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6:19 pm
Tue January 14, 2014

Simon pushes for school funding change

Illinois ranks last in the nation when it comes to how much money the state kicks in for public education. This has to do with the complicated formula that determines school funding. There’s a move to change how that's done.

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