If union rights are granted, the teachers will also not be starting
from scratch. They will join a network of about 70 charter schools
organized by the American Federation of Teachers called the Alliance of
Charter Teachers and Administrators (ACTS).
say they battled to keep 15-year old Marquell Blake off the streets,
but they lost. The sophomore at Chicago International Charter School
Longwood was shot and killed just a few blocks from his home in the
city's Auburn-Gresham neighborhood....
Montefiore faces big cuts to staff Chicago Journal
The future of Montefiore has taken on a political dimension, as Ald.
Robert Fioretti (2nd), whose ward includes the school, has proposed a
resolution calling for new CPS chief Ron Huberman and OSS head Duskey to appear before the city.
in some Chicago area school districts are preparing today to make
budget cuts. That’s after voters in five of six area districts rejected
school funding referenda.
You've Come a Long Way, Farragut High School. Community Beat
Saturday, Farragut High School in Little Village achieved another
milestone in its slow evolution from a school of last resort to a true
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