Wanted: New school leaders Tribune (editorial)
The Chicago Public Schools system has 126 openings for principals next fall, and has only 33 current principals ready to take the jobs. That's a problem. It's also a phenomenal opportunity.
Curie's council leader on defensive Tribune
The chairman of the Curie Metropolitan High School local school council defended himself Friday against allegations that he solicited $400 in commissions from a school contractor.
Homeless students see lawsuit dropped Tribune
A homeless advocacy group withdrew its lawsuit against Chicago Public Schools last week, saying the district has made strides to protect the rights of homeless children.
All children deserve quality education Tribune (voice of the people)
The Chicago Tribune recently printed an overly critical editorial regarding legislation I introduced impacting charter schools ("What do parents and kids know?" Editorial, March 28). I would like to take this opportunity to address some of the concerns brought forth in this publication.
Top principal credits training Sun TImes
In his inaugural year as a Chicago public school principal in 2004, Craig Benes, a hard-driving former marriage and family therapist, pulled out a massive to-do list.
Test Results Questioned WBEZ
An independent report is questioning last years state achievement test scores. Illinois students passed seventy-seven percent of the state examscompared to sixty-nine percent in 2005.
Universities Face Scrutiny over Student Loans WBEZ
The Illinois Attorney Generals office is investigating claims that two universities have improperly steered students to bank lenders.
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