Monday Morning News, Part 1

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 Encourages Students To Shave Heads ... WBBM780


Board of Education President Rufus Williams on Thursday challenged CPS

high school students to “give back” to the community by ...

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