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Sneak Peek At Medill Reports CPS Project

Here are a couple of preliminary articles from the Medill Reports' new journalism project:

A new species of science class takes hold in Chicago high schools

Good-bye dissecting frogs, hello saving endangered tortoises. That’s

what you’ll find in a Meaningful Science Consortium class, one of three

science instructional development systems being used in the Chicago

High School Transformation Plan.

SS reading teacher embraces curriculum, says goodbye to Shakespeare

Elaine

Cox, a ninth grade reading teacher at Dyett High School, jumped at the

chance a few years ago to implement the transformation curriculum in

her classroom. "We knew that if we didn't do something drastic, we

would get shut down," she said. "[Now], the culture has changed

dramatically." Cox discusses how the new curriculum has helped

rejuvenate her classroom.

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