14-year old boy impersonates a Chicago cop, and the real cops believed
him. The boy dressed up like a Chicago police officer and walked into
the Grand Crossing station at 70th and Cottage Grove. He signed out a
Park Elementary and Sacred Heart School, both independent schools in
Chicago enrolling elementary students through grade 8, ...
Battle brewing over Illinois pensions Chicago Sun-Times
Chicago Sun-Times financial expert Terry Savage talks with Chicago Public Schools teachers about the safety of their pensions Friday at Whitney Young High ...
Study Sees an Obama Effect as Lifting Black Test-Takers New York Times
and policy makers, including Secretary of Education Arne Duncan, have
said in recent days that they hope President Obama’s example ...
teacher training programs are two or four years long. Teach for
America, however, puts teachers in classrooms after a five-week summer
Our Opinion: Gut NCLB so kids can really learn Tucson Citizen
Fortunately, new U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan recognized
NCLB's flaws early on. As chief of Chicago Public Schools, he wrangled
with the excruciatingly underfunded mandates tendered by NCLB.
Rolling Up Their Sleeves EdWeek
Chicago has become a hotbed of 'venture philanthropy' in education, as
two local foundations contribute not only money, but also the hands-on
work of some of the city's wealthiest and most influential residents,
to help improve the schools in the nation's third-largest district.
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