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  •  The welcoming schools will face... (3+ / 0-)
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    dizzydean, YucatanMan, figbash

    ...overcrowding even as their programs and teachers  have been slashed in the latest round of budget cuts. Meanwhile there is millions in TIF money tied up along with money locked into toxic credit swaps. Illinois corporations have been awarded major tax breaks and still scream for more.

    Jackson Potter of the Chicago Teachers Union has even gone to Bank of America personally to try and negotiate some relief from the toxic credit swaps. Neither Rahm nor Bennett have shown any interest in pursuing that route with the union

    "Don't believe everything you think."

    by BobboSphere on Sat Jun 22, 2013 at 08:07:52 AM PDT

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