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Furlough Days Illustrate Differences Between Public and Private Sectors

R. Eden Martin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
R. Eden Martin

Under attack for giving big raises to his staff, Governor Quinn issued an order requiring all State nonunion employees to take off 12 more days of unpaid work this year -- which now makes a total of 24 unpaid "furlough" days.

Touted Chicago School Reform A Failure: Report

Crain's Chicago Business | Greg Hinz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Chicago Public School reform largely has failed, with the vast bulk of students either dropping out or unprepared for college and apparent gains at th...