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UrKidsWillPay - School Board to outline plans for savings, old buildings if referendum passes - Quincy, IL News - Qu
Not to mention that go tech is the reason some kids stay in school as it is. Grad rates would suffer if you dropped go tech
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What would you propose they do with the QAVTC in that case? They teach more than just the high school students there, you know.
KidsRus - School Board to outline plans for savings, old buildings if referendum passes - Quincy, IL News - Qu
Has anyone ever thought of making the vocational building (building F at QHS) the location for 9th grade additional classrooms? That way they would not have to add on to QHS at this time.
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The president always gets the blame, good or bad with what happens during their term or terms as president but people that dont like him for what ever reason play by their own rules when not in their favor !! Just the way it is!!
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if we are going to allow citizens of Illinois to film cops on duty (as we should) why would we not require cops to wear a cam on their person as well. Especially after Ferguson it seems like the logical thing to do, about a month ago I was reading about Rialto California where they implemented a body cam policy for their officers and use of force fell by 60% and complaints of police brutality fell…

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A panel of lawmakers could open a third line of inquiry into a troubled anti-violence program that is dogging Gov. Pat Quinn.

State Sen. Jason Barickman, R-Bloomington, will ask the Legislative Audit Commission Tuesday for the rarely sought authority to subpoena records related to the Neighborhood Recovery Initiative.

His request comes as the program already has become the target of investigators in the U.S. Attorney's Office and the Cook County prosecutor's office over questions surrounding who got a piece of the $54 million program and when people were paid.

Auditor General Bill Holland said the program was "hastily implemented," failed to target the most violent neighborhoods and allowed Chicago aldermen to play a role in how grant funds were distributed.

Republicans say the program was a "political slush fund" designed to help Quinn, a Democrat from Chicago, win support for his election effort in 2010.

Barickman, who co-chairs the audit commission, said Monday the panel should move ahead with its own probe no matter whether others are looking into the program.

"I don't think we necessarily know what the U.S. Attorney is investigating," Barickman said. "We absolutely have a statutory authority to review the audit and do our own fact-finding."

Jane Stricklin, executive director of the audit commission, said records show the panel has sought similar powers only twice before — in 1981 and 1975.

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