Emanuel Appoints Claypool To Run CPS, Former ComEd CEO As School Board PresidentMayor Rahm Emanuel has tapped his top aide, Forrest Claypool, to run the Chicago Public Schools, and former ComEd chief executive officer Frank Clark as president of the Chicago Board of Education, a move the Chicago Teachers Union derided as more of the same from City Hall.
DiCaro: The Trouble With Frank Clark's AbsolutionThe Seahawks' "investigation" of Clark sets a dangerous precedent.
African-American Business Leaders Support School Closings PlanA group of African-American business leaders is standing solidly behind Chicago Public Schools officials plan to close and consolidate some schools, reports WBBM Political Editor Craig Dellimore.
Commision Finds CPS Has Capacity To Close Or Consolidate 80 Schools The Commission on School Utilization issued it's final report today, stating that Chicago Public Schools has the capacity to consolidate approximately 80 schools rather than the 129 it initially reported.
Ohio State Beats Michigan 26-21 To Finish UndefeatedThe only thing Urban Meyer lost during his first season at Ohio State was his cool -- at the end of the last game. Carlos Hyde ran for 146 yards and the fourth-ranked Buckeyes' defense shut out No. 20 Michigan in the second half to grab a bruising 26-21 win on Saturday, completing an improbable 12-0 season for the Buckeyes.
Michigan Edges Va. Tech In OT To Win Sugar Bowl 23-20Brendan Gibbons drilled a 37-yard field goal down the middle in overtime to lift No. 13 Michigan to a 23-20 victory over 17th-ranked Virginia Tech in the Sugar Bowl on Tuesday night.
No Slowing Down For Mayor Daley In Final WeekMayor Richard M. Daley seems to be keeping a full schedule, even as he prepares to retire in a matter of days.