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  • Illinois Senate approves mandatory recess bill

    Illinois Senate approves mandatory recess bill
    The Illinois Senate today voted 32-20 to require that students in kindergarten through fifth grade get at least 20 minutes of recess. Schools also would be permitted to require recess for 6th through 8th grades. The bill also seeks to block teachers...
  • Bill to eliminate legislative scholarships moves forward in Senate

    Bill to eliminate legislative scholarships moves forward in Senate
    Lawmakers who want to end an often-abused legislative scholarship program were hopeful for a breakthrough after a top leader in the Illinois Senate got on board today. Senate President John Cullerton, D-Chicago changed his position from wanting to reform...
  • FBI plays wiretaps of Rod Blagojevich at state Senate impeachment trial

    SPRINGFIELD — Gov. Rod Blagojevich's voice resonated through the Illinois Senate at his impeachment trial Tuesday in the first tantalizing airing of the undercover recordings that triggered his arrest on federal corruption charges. But the snippets...
  • Quinn Signs Bill Doubling Charter Schools

    (WGN-AM)- A new law that doubles the number of charter schools allowed in Illinois also will give the state an edge in the competition for roughly $5 billion of federal money meant to encourage school reform, Gov. Pat Quinn said today as he signed the...