Illinois District Officials Spend Thousands on ‘Swanky’ Travel

In all, District 99 has spent more than $35,000 since Jan. 1, 2012, on airfare, rental cars, hotels, meals, taxis and other costs related to local officials attending education conferences in Boston, Chicago, Nashville, New Orleans and San Diego, according to the District 99 records, which show no evidence that the vast majority of the expenses were ever reimbursed.

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Since the beginning of his administration, Governor Christie has demonstrated a commitment to investing in innovative, successful charter schools that outperform and exceed expectations at every level. Watch parents, students, teachers, and staff discuss their charter school experiences.


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