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TFA May Not Be the Answer WBEZ

Next fall, a record number of these teachers will head Chicago

Public Schools classrooms. But that’s not necessarily a good thing for

principals who are struggling to retain top-quality instructors.

Online grade book will allow parents to track CPS students' grades ...

Medill Reports

Chicago Public Schools will

adopt a Web-based grade book this fall, allowing parents to keep a

watchful eye on their children’s attendance and classroom ...

City to expand youth summer programs

Chi-Town Daily News

More than 20 Chicago Public Schools students have been killed by gunfire this year. The district has started escorting students to and from school in some ...

Peer juries reduce suspensions, increase attendance at Chicago...

Windy City News

Senn High on the city's North Side was the first of 44 Chicago public

high schools to adopt a peer jury program in 1995 devised by

Alternatives Inc., a local community organization. T

College helps grads with dream

Chicago Tribune

To help with this challenge, National-Louis University and Chicago Public Schools officials plan to announce a partnership Thursday between the college and ...

Video game is a teacher's best mate

Medill Reports

“The Teachermate is a very cost effective computing device,” said Sharnell Jackson, the chief e-learning officer for the Chicago Public Schools.

Parents group: CPS must answer to voters CTDN

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parents advocacy group wants to return to the practice of electing

members of the city's Board of Education, all seven of whom are

currently appointed by Chicago Mayor Richard M. Daley.

Threats hit schools

Pioneer Press Online

Here's a partial list of the schools in the Chicago area that have received threats recently. Mundelein High School Administrators receive two e-mailed bomb ...

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