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BGA Citizen Watchdogs of Education: Free training sessions throughout Chicago where you'll learn how you can monitor what’s going on in your local public schools.


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Dec 18, 2014

Rauner Talks Budget Reform At BGA's Springfield Event

Governor-elect discusses State's Fiscal Crisis During Sangamo Club luncheon.
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Dec 14, 2014

Cracking The Code On School Lunches At CPS

Trying to find out nutritional information – including fat, calorie and salt content – on cafeteria offerings at Chicago Public Schools is no easy...
Dec 11, 2014

Hillary Clinton Fundraiser Seeks Marijuana License In Illinois

David Rosen raised gobs of campaign cash for Hillary Clinton's past Senate run. One of his business ventures is now seeking a cultivation license for...