20 of city's public schools slated to close or merge Sun-Times, United States
Eight to 12 struggling schools, including at least two high schools,
probably will be targeted for closing and a summer "turnaround,'' based
on poor academic performance...About 90 schools are at least
Arne Duncan's deputy Barbara Eason-Watkins focuses on reading Chicago Tribune
Duncan, who leaves next
month to become education secretary in President-elect Barack Obama's Cabinet, has said hiring her as his deputy was the first and best decision he made.
Illinois ripples reach Vallas Times Picayune
sudden rise of one Chicagoan and fall of another in recent days holds a
unique significance for New Orleans' Recovery School District
superintendent, Paul Vallas.
Board of Education President Rufus Williams on Thursday challenged CPS
high school students to “give back” to the community by ...
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