CPS to parents: Push for more high-quality teachers Defender
CPEF's Janet Knupp said parents should ask
schools about the number of NBC-teachers in their child's school and
the number of teachers who are pursuing the certification.
Lawmaker taking aim at state schools job Tribune
State Sen. Kimberly Lightford said
Thursday that she will apply to become the next state schools
superintendent at the request of Gov. Rod Blagojevich's office, a move
that will set the stage for heated debate about who should be the next
leader of Illinois' education agency.
Fresh start at Cabrini-Green CST
Long-awaited construction of a 760-unit mixed-income community at
Cabrini kicks off with a groundbreaking this morning. Parkside of Old
Town will feature 228 townhomes and apartments for CHA families, and
will be the first new housing built on land where Cabrini high-rises
Branded for life Children's advocates oppose Illinois law ... NW Times
While juveniles were responsible for at least 26 percent of all Cook
County sex crimes in 2005, a law that requires juvenile offenders to
register with local authorities lacks support among children's
advocates. Andres Durbak, the director of safety and security for Chicago Public
Schools, said administrators and teachers are trained to be sensitive
to both child victims and juvenile offenders involved in sex crimes.
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