171 schools get new chiefs Tribune
Nervous, novice principals fill vacancies in Chicago Public Schools left by the retirement of scores of Baby Boomers.
New incentive for teachers Sun Times
Under REAL, teachers can get performance bonuses of up to $8,000,
principals can earn up to $5,000, and even janitors and clerks can net
A new day at Harper Sun Times
Before 100 parents in a sweltering school auditorium last week, new
Harper High School Principal Kenyatta Butler, taking the reins at one
of Chicago's toughest, lowest-scoring schools, did the unthinkable: She passed out her cell phone number.
Students know the drill Sun Times
Students are flocking to the city's five military academies, including
the country's first public Marine academy, which opens Tuesday at 145
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