Things going on outside CPS that may be good to know:
DeKalb County school officials may end the practice of busing
students beyond their neighborhood campus — a controversial decision
that would end decades of service to magnet and other choice schools
that began with desegregation.
Education reformers have long criticized the big teachers unions
for blocking efforts to shake up public school bureaucracies, but a
new, $1 million campaign from one of the largest may help put some of
that criticism to rest.
McCain's 'Education' Spot Is Dishonest, Deceptive Washington Post
A new John McCain ad caricatures Barack Obama’s education record by
claiming that his only achievement is to pass legislation ensuring
"comprehensive sex education" for kindergartners.
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