Mandatory mentoring leaves much to be desired for some novice teachers Defender
A recent University of Chicago study found that nearly 20 percent of Chicago Public Schools teachers are not participating in mandatory mentoring aimed at retaining teachers beyond their first and second year in the district.
South African Singers Perform At CPS Event wbbm780.com
Three South Africans who were tortured and spent years imprisoned on Robben Island with Nelson Mandela and others performed at Kenwood Academy High School on the South Side this morning as the Chicago Public Schools kicked off its commemoration of Black History Month.
In return for more money Tribune
Educators and advocates for more school funding complain that Illinois taxpayers don't supply enough money to adequately educate elementary and high school students in this state.
Visiting Muslim teens shatter stereotypes Tribune
Youssef Ben Smail knows not to flip on a light switch after the sun goes down on a Friday. He uses one set of dishes for meat and another for dairy. And during Hanukkah the Muslim boy from Tunisia played with a dreidel and ate potato pancakes.
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