Middle school excels by setting its own standards Chicago Sun-Times
At Pleasantdale Middle in Burr Ridge, Principal Meg Pokorny
has presided over rising Illinois Standards Achievement ...
When Linda Moore took over as principal at Chicago’s Burnham
Math and Science Academy four years ago, half the kids ...
Meeting Standards Might Not Be Enough Chicago Public Radio
Chicago Schools chief Arne Duncan says Chicago has begun asking elementary schools to do more.
An Interview with Emily Harris Gapers Block
(We're involving) the Chicago Public Schools for a new curriculum for their Chicago history, also part of the social studies curriculum will be called ...
Incentives Can Make Or Break Students Washington Post
Ten dollars for New York City
seventh-graders who complete a periodic test; $50 for Chicago high
school freshmen who ace their courses; as much as $110 to Baltimore
students for improved scores on the Maryland High School Assessments.
Bucking the trend Waukegan News Sun
To boost academic achievement, North Chicago schools have used teacher coaches, staff development, student behavior modification plans, educational computer ...
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