A roundup of blog posts about CPS, for better and for worse:
Here's what I mean about honesty Chicago Teacher Man
probably would never have noticed that error, so if she hadn't said
anything, she could've kept the few extra points (which are really
negligible as far as her overall grade). I feel like I should reward
her honesty, but I'm not sure how.
Jay at Chicago Public Schools Instructor
Jay conducted his externship with the Chicago Public schools. He is pictured with several of his students as he was displaying proper spreading and cutting techniques with baked goods.
Why are ed conservatives jumping ship? Small Talk
Is Milton Friedman turning in his grave?
Bill Ayers's blog taking on Mayor Daley over ROTC programs in Chicago High Schools: Mayor
Daley’s claim that “[military programs] provide… students with the
order and discipline that is too often lacking at home” taps into and
fuels racialized perceptions and fears of unruly black and brown
families and youth. They must be controlled, regulated, and made docile
for their own good and for ours. hmmm... unruly black and brown youths.
Samantha Godden-Chmielowicz (above), a teacher at Carl Schurz High School in
Chicago, Illinois, was surprised on October 10, 2007 with a $25,000
Milken Educator Award for being an outstanding teacher.
CPS - Building my trust with each botched mailingViva La Feminista
Barack Obama will not be helping stem the decline because his kids go to this private school.
If you know any other blogs that focus on Chicago Public Schools, or even touch on school issues occasionally, let all of us know!
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