Why This LSC, School, & Principa -- And What's To Be Donel? (48 comments so far)
Daley Going To Curie LSC Mtg. (72 comments so far)
I'm told that the Mayor is planning to attend the next Curie LSC meeting which is going to be this Saturday, March 10, at 8 am. Now won't that be interesting if it happens.
Should The LSC Law Be Changed? (39 comments so far)
I wish I'd been there to see the Curie folks protest at the Board meeting last week, or to hear the Mayor complain about what's happening, but what jumps out at me is just how much the situation -- a strong principal ousted by an LSC for uncertain reasons -- undercuts folks' perceptions of LSCs...
Is This The New State Superintendent? (11 comments so far)
Stewart on Test Scores (23 comments so far)
From Marilyn Stewart: "Today's students face unprecedented challenges -- challenges they bring with them into the classroom and which make teaching difficult. Yet, our teachers succeed. The current test scores reflect the true dedication, commitment, and quality of Chicago Public School teachers.
Teachers in crisis: 1 school, 16 assaults (27 comments so far)
I think Vallas's biggest failing - aside from the $75-$100 million deficit - has been not making Philly's schools safe. The Inquirer goes front page, top-of-the-fold with the latest teacher assault story: Teachers in crisis: 1 school, 16 assaults.
Did Obama Really Run The Chicago Annenberg Challenge? (4 comments so far)
This EdWeek story claims, somewhat mysteriously to me, that Barack Obama was deeply involved in the Chicago Annenberg Challenge -- something I never heard of when I was researching a long report on the CAC in 2001, and never heard since.
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