Gov. Pat Quinn holds a narrow lead over Comptroller Dan Hynes in the Democratic gubernatorial race. (Sun-Times) Bill Brady has an even slimmer lead over Kirk Dillard in the GOP race. David Miller, a clear proponent for school funding reform, has a narrow lead over Raja Krishnamoorthi in the Democratic race for comptroller. Voter turnout was low. (Tribune)
Advance Illinois has put together this set of links to the candidates’ positions on education issues.
* UNO charter students had Election Day off, part of the organization’s unabashed political ambitions. (WBEZ)
* Ald. Ginger Rugai tells parents that CPS will move Keller Magnet over her dead body. (Southwest Observer)
* More protests planned over school closings. (Substance)
* A Chicago Lawndale Academy science teacher, well known in the 1980s, has died. (Tribune)