Good news PURE Thoughts
Wow - this week is getting off to a very positive start with this Tribune story about Quinn Rallins, a Rhodes Scholar who graduated yesterday from Morehouse College.
That's what you call a public protest Clout City
The Woodlawn Organization, which bused people to Thursday's Plan Commission
meeting to cheer on the Chicago Children's Museum, has one significant
source of revenue: you, the taxpayer.
Fast Times Around Richards High Marshfield Tattler
About 12:35 or so today, I was walking past Richards High School and saw
three kids hanging out the first floor windows south of the main
entrance. I believe it was two girls and a boy, looking down and
talking to three or four young people (all male?) on the street below.
Changing jobs? TEN
Math teacher and blogger Dan Meyer is looking for a new job, and has
put together his dream criteria.
Senioritis Chicago Teacher Man
It's hard to get motivated to do anything these days ...
The weather's slowly getting better. The students are restlessly staring at the calendar.
I'm tired. Tired of having the same conversation with seniors.
Focus on small schools Small Talk
As usual, Bush is running the wrong way on education reform. Now he's trying to kill the smaller learning communities program -- probably the only successful high school reform program in the DOE's arsenal.
Chicago Educates its OwnPrincipal Power
report addresses several key issues related to charter schools using
student-level data provided by Chicago Public Schools. The Economist’s
May 8th article similarly praised the Chicago experiment: R
News [for Mike]
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