Teacher Training, Military Schools

Chicago's 'grow your own' teacher training program and military schools are among the largest in the nation:

Reading, writing, recruiting? Tribune

Chicago Public Schools, which already has the largest junior military
reserve program in the nation, on Monday will commission the country's
first public high school run by the U.S. Marines, much to the chagrin
of activists who have fought to keep the armed services out of city
schools.

Grow Your Own Teachers US News & World Report
Tired of seeing first-year teachers flee to suburban schools, Illinois
is spending $7.5 million to help people become teachers in underperforming schools in neighborhoods like
their own. The initiative is called Grow Your Own Illinois and aims to
prepare 1,000 such teachers by 2016.

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