Gang-related shooting takes the life of another CPS student Chicago Tribune
Williams was a sophomore at Chicago Vocational, said Chicago Public Schools
spokeswoman Monique Bond. But his grandmother said he was a junior.
31st Chicago Public Schools student slain WREX-TV, IL
An 18-year-old has become the 31st Chicago Public Schools
student slain during the current school year.
police say they’re stepping up enforcement of curfew laws. That’s in an
effort to prevent violence over spring break, which starts this weekend
for Chicago Public School students.
School Closings Bill Passes Illinois House Chicago Public Radio
Chicago Public Schools
could be forced to change its process for closing or consolidating
schools under a bill passed Friday in the Illinois House. School
closings in the district have become increasingly controversial.
Representative Cynthia Soto ...
'Soto Bill' Gutted, then Passed Substance
Some last minute lobbying by Chicago Public Schools Chief Executive
Officer (CEO) Ron Huberman and Chicago Board of Education President
Michael Scott helped cut out the heart of a bill in the Illinois House
of Representatives that was supposed to temporarily stop school
closings and demand that communities have input into CPS’s arbitrary
decisions to close schools.
A lesson in consequences Sun Times
There were plenty of nervous
jokes exchanged among the 27 girls from West Pullman Elementary last
week as they prepared for a tour of the Cook County Jail.
John Q. Easton, tapped for Obama administration Chicago Sun-Times
Founded in 1990, CCSR conducts research to inform and assess policy and practice in the Chicago Public Schools
and expand communication among researchers, policy makers and
practitioners as they search for solutions to the problems of school
Feds give Ill. schools big boost; problems remain Chicago Tribune
That grant money would instead be used for general state aid, which would let schools decide how to spend it. "In a time of limited resources, giving schools the most flexible dollars is the way to go," said Sen. Heather Steans, a Chicago Democrat.
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