Local parents, frustrated by large class sizes and mobile classrooms,
can't wait to gain access to the Edison building at 6220 N. Olcott,
seated at the edge of a park on a leafy residential street.
Yum. Lunch at 9 am Tribune
While many Chicagoans are still thinking about waffles and eggs, high
school freshman Yanira Gomez digs into lunch: pizza and fries, dished
out at 9:06 a.m. Her next chance to eat is usually after 3 p.m., when she gets home from Steinmetz Academic Centre on Chicago's Northwest Side.
School officials say the upcoming standardized test for elementary
school students in Illinois could be trouble for at least 55,000
bilingual students who’ll have to take it as well as for their schools.
The Crackdown on New York City Students Gotham Gazette
One studyfound that in 12 Chicago public schools implementing it [PBIS], the percent of
students who received six or more disciplinary referrals fell by more
than half over three years, from 6 percent to 2 percent.
Vallas mum on political future Daily Herald
Former governor candidate and Chicago Public Schools chief Paul Vallas
returned to town recently to talk education reform -- but not politics.
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