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Plutocrat (The Ballad of Bruce Rauner)

Matt Farmer | Posted 12.23.2014 | Chicago
Matt Farmer

What do you give a guy who owns nine homes, made $60 million last year and wants to be governor of Illinois? I decided to give him the gift of music.

CPS Blew It Again... 8 Times Actually

Reboot Illinois | Posted 09.01.2014 | Chicago
Reboot Illinois

The Chicago school closings of 2013 remain controversial. On June 23, the Chicago Educational Facilities Task Force, a bi-partisan task force consist...

Sources: Likely Candidate For Gov Used Clout To Help Kid

Posted 04.25.2013 | Chicago

Billionaire venture capitalist Bruce Rauner looks like he's already on his way to being a bona fide Illinois politician. Though he hasn't official...

Young People Are America's Best Ambassadors

Anthony Jackson | Posted 01.24.2011 | Education
Anthony Jackson

The 100,000 Strong Initiative bridges opportunity gap for all U.S. students to study in China, yielding the next generation of Americans to manage political, economic and cultural ties.

Two Chicago Schools Crack National Top 100 List

Chi-Town Daily News | Paul D. Bowker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Two city public high schools are on a top 10 list of prep schools in the nation. Northside College Prep High School, 5501 N. Kedzie Ave., and Walter ...