Some additional insight and information from Catalyst about ACT test
prep, which the Consortium recently reported was not working:
Anyone familiar with CPS will likely scoff at the notion that Chicago
is somehow "post-partisan" in recent years, though admittedly much of
the infighting and influence peddling has gone below ground.
Friends Of Obama 2 comments
Everyone I talk to seems to have their story of when they first met
Barack Obama -- usually it was a long time ago before he was known.
Catalyst To Stop Printing Monthly Magazine 12 comments
In an email earlier today, Catalyst announced that next year it will be
replacing the print monthly newsmagazine it has long produced with more
frequent web content and five in-depth reports.
May Board Meeting News [Updated] 17 comments
Rescheduled for next week so that Duncan and Williams can go to Springfield.
Obama School Event In Colorado 10 comments
At the Wednesday event, Obama regurgitated the (inaccurate) slam that NCLB relies on a "a single,
high-stakes test," according to this report
Testing Alla Time 11 comments
But it seems like a lot of testing. (And I like testing.)
Early Childhood Event June 5 5 comments
Taking Action for Children: Early Interventions to Prevent Abuse and Prepare for School Success,”
cosponsored by Chapin Hall at the University of Chicago and the Urban
Institute, will be held on Thursday, June 5, 9-10:30 a.m., at the
Chicago Cultural Center.
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