Thursday Morning News

Organizing charter teachers, Chicago style


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).

Another CPS Student Killed CLTV


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.

Voters Reject Tax Hike in Five of Six School Districts WBEZ


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

community resource.

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