School Reform At Robeson High School

Chicago Public Radio has a big package of stories about efforts to improve things at Robeson that includes these segments:

Meet Demetrius DavisWBEZ

Demetrius attends Robeson High on Chicago’s South

Side. People like Rodney Thomas at the school are working hard to keep

him from dropping out. The question is whether it’s too little, too

late.

Mr. Thomas' MissionWBEZ

This year the District office sent

Thomas to try and keep 150 “at risk” freshmen from dropping out.

Mr. Kuriakose: Trying to Stick to the Lesson PlansWBEZ

Mr. K and his colleagues face challenges at Robeson

that their teacher preparation courses never prepared them for—in

November one of Mr. K’s students was shot and killed.

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