Friday Morning News, Part 2 [misc]

Chicago police, school leaders meet to address student deaths Chicago Tribune

Jody Weis and new schools Chief Executive Officer Ron Huberman met

privately for about 45 minutes at the district's headquarters the same

day that school ...

CPS failed to count death, now 27 kids killed this school year Chicago Sun-Times

CPS CEO Ron Huberman

(pictured) met Thursday with Police Supt. Jody Weis to brainstorm ways

to fight violence that has claimed more than two dozen CPS ...

Sex ed for teens leaves LGBTQ out of the discussion Medill Reports

However, Chicago Public Schools’

Family Life and Comprehensive Sexual Health Education Policy emphasizes

what it refers to as abstinence as the expected norm, and provides main

instruction on what it calls aspects of family life.

Secretary Duncan Announces Appointment of Jo Anderson Jr. as ... USDE


Secretary of Education Arne Duncan today announced the appointment of

Jo Anderson Jr. as senior advisor to the department, where he will

conduct outreach ...

Transfer students drag down test scores, right? Catalyst

The answer is both yes and no.

Hiring Practices Pay off for Local Charter WBEZ

At one

of Chicago’s largest charter school networks, teacher turnover—which

can hurt schools--doesn’t seem to be a problem.

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