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Monday Morning News, Part 2

Students add their voices to calls for funding reform Catalyst

The members of the Illinois Council of Students, a group of Chicago and

suburban public school students, believe that student voices are an

important missing ingredient in the school funding debate.

Chicago schools test pay-for-performance program for teachers ... The Plain Dealer

Westcott

Elementary School is one of 10 Chicago public schools participating in

the district's pay-for-performance pilot program.

More teachers less qualified in high-poverty schools Chicago Sun-Times

"We need teachers who are deeply

knowledgeable of the content they teach,'' said Xavier Botana, head of

elementary curriculum for the Chicago Public Schools...

Are there enough students to fill new Altgeld Gardens school? Medill Reports

Due

to Chicago Public Schools requirements, these students will not be able

to attend Chicago International Charter School Altgeld Gardens Campus.

...

Some Students Hesitate on Cash for Grades WBEZ

Chicago's South Shore

School of Leadership distributes its second round of checks today. That

school did especially poorly during the first marking period—only eight

students earned any green.

Police department offers weekend mentor program Chicago Defender

University of Chicago Teaching Preparation Program Expands to ... Media Newswire

Bill Ayers Confronts Media Storm WBEZ

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