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Education

Despite lagging graduation rate, accreditation renewed for CSU

NIU approves 2% tuition increase

Whitney Young may charge kids $500 for class

CPS inspector general probes school-lunch deal

CPS leader predicts happier ties with teachers union

First wave of Chicago schools closing Wednesday

CTU president fears more teacher layoffs on the way

Karen Lewis, president of the Chicago Teachers Union, warned on Tuesday that the 855 pink slips issued by the Chicago Public Schools last week are, perhaps, “just the tip of the iceberg” for CPS layoffs.

The downsizing announced on Friday includes 420 teachers represented by CTU, who taught at the 50 schools scheduled to close when the current school year ends. Lewis said at a City Club of Chicago luncheon on Tuesday that any future layoffs would more likely be the result of district-wide budget troubles than further ramifications from school shut downs.

Illinois colleges plan training for gas drilling jobs

Why J.B. Pritzker, Goldman Sachs invest $7 million in preschool program

Local School Council members call for AG Lisa Madigan to audit CPS finances

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