Funding for large transportation projects — such as the Purple Line — and for large school districts are among Democrats' concerns as the new GOP governor prepares his fiscal plan.
A lot of districts are on a two-hour delay, but some are closed for the day.
The goal, say supporters of the legislation, is to ensure that more cases make it into the justice system instead of being handled solely by college administrations.
Part of the DNA of charter schools is that they operate at the behest of school boards more than city lawmakers. While that can be a boon, it can also be a burden.
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