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Sun-Times breaks a story about the CTU that the CTU broke nine months ago.

The CTU sold this building. Old news. Not a scoop.

The Sun-Times investigative reporters Dan Mihalopoulos and Lauren Fitzpatrick report a news scoop that reminds me of the one Mihalopoulos broke about CTU President Karen Lewis when she was considering a mayoral run. 235 more words


Kathy Powers reblogged this on twopowers1 and commented:

perplexedOld news about the "greedy" CTU doing a better job supporting public education and doing a better job than the school board. As CPS closed schools, investment in privatized charter schools flourished!

What to do with a day off

So, it is a New Year and with that I have more opportunities to shine. Besides catching up on the business end of things this weekend, I am also reaching out to help others by answering questions that they have about caregiving and looking into future opportunities. 245 more words

Elderly Care

Illinois union members rally for progress in new contract

Hundreds of union members in Illinois chant in unison, hoping to see a step toward a new contract.

“The last contract, there seemed to be some headway and there were always little steps. 369 more words


This Week in History: 11/29/15

Dave Plier and Dave Schwan talk ‘This Week in History’ including Illinois becoming the 21st state, the legendary Paul Harvey begins his first national broadcast, Rosa Parks is arrested for refusing to move to the back of the bus, Our Lady of the Angels School in Chicago burns, The Cubs release Ernie Banks as a player and sign him as a coach, Harold Washington passes away in 1987 and more. 18 more words

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Illinois students may lose MAP grants

Students at Olivet and across the state may be at risk of losing their Monetary Award Program grant (MAP grant), which provides tuition assistance to Illinois residents who demonstrated financial need, according to a press release from the Office of Illinois State Treasurer. 310 more words