The Duchossois Group Inc. Chairman and CEO Craig Duchossois, his wife, Janet Duchossois, and The Duchossois Family Foundation is making the donation.
The Chicago Board of Education takes up plans Wednesday to require all high school students to take chemistry and physics in addition to biology.
At Wednesday’s Board of Education meeting, “the board will consider a measure to provide additional borrowing authority of $215 million,” Bittner said
Teachers at the Passages Charter School in Edgewater have set a strike date for May 25.
“The Senate Democrats today jumped the shark,” Rauner spokeswoman Eleni Demertzis said in a statement.
Top aides called Emanuel’s approach to funding CPS the least painful of the bad choices available; Ald. Ricardo Munoz compared it to a payday loan.
CPS will get through the end of the year and pay for teacher pensions by short-term borrowing against $467 million in block grants owed by the state.