I'm a Stinker Chicago Moms Blog
As a teacher, something's got to give. The
students are jonesing to get out; spring fever is an epidemic; and
spring break was way too early this year.
this: In 1995, the Chicago Annenberg Challenge was created to raise
funds to help reform the Chicago public schools. One of the architects
of the Challenge was none other than Professor Bill Ayers.
has hooked up with Chicago public schools to form a basketball for
charity event that will be held at Chicago State University on May
we launched the petition drive for an elected school board, lots of
folks have been asking if Chicago has ever had an elected school board.
The actual moment of truth Saturday lasted 8 seconds, but the
suspense had been building for about an hour: Would Naperville North
High School's unprecedented 10-year reign as Illinois State Math
Contest champions continue?
Democracy At Risk Small Talk (Mike Klonsky)
Looking back 25 years the Nation At Riskreport, a group of prominent educators and policy experts who have
launched effective alternative schools, charter schools, and school
improvement networks took aim at current failed administration policies
which have strangled education reform, called for a Marshall Plan for public education.
Buried in extra-credit rice Chicago Teacher Man
think we donated so much rice that all those poor people around the
world are going to get fat," one of my students announced the other day.
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