Chicago schools chief wants kids safe from crossing gang turf Chicago Tribune
Following the latest wave of student killings, the
new Chicago schools chief told aldermen Thursday the district will
evaluate the role gang turf boundaries play in escalating violence.
"We have to get dramatically better," said Duncan, former chief of Chicago Public Schools.
President Obama and lawmakers have directed billions of dollars to the
Department of Education through the stimulus package, and they propose
to send more in the ...
Duncan mostly spoke about plans to revamp and expand college loans. But
CPS' former CEO also fielded a few questions about K-12 programs—and
got in a plug for mayoral control of schools when he was asked about a
similar proposal for Detroit schools.
Duncan, CEO of Chicago public schools
since 2001, said the mayor took over the schools there in 1995, and
that it led to marked improvement in education. "Some of the most
innovative work is happening in places where the mayor had the courage
to step ...
Ackerman and students to meet on reform plans Philadelphia Daily News
A reform effort in Chicago Public Schools
which does this has resulted in lower-income students being pushed out
of their schools, said the students, who mocked that plan in a skit.
Any reforms that are used, they said, should first be approved by ...
A teacher is being held on $110,000 bond,
on charges that she had sex with a 15-year-old studentA who attended
theA school for troubled youth where she taught.
The ABCs of preschool Chicago Tribune
Their daughter also has special needs, and the Chicago Public Schools
provide her with a one-on-one aide, physical therapy and occupational
therapy. And the school is in their neighborhood. "I don't want to be
traveling an hour to take my child to ...
Rockford superintendent search recap: Mayor was there Rockford Register Star
week three board members confirmed to the Rockford Register Star that
Morrissey met with them and former Chicago Public Schools CEO Paul
Vallas at least twice — once in December and again Feb. 1. The two key
meetings involving board members, ...
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