UPDATE: Chicago Public Radio just ran a segment with the CBS2 reporter who's been leading the way on the abuse story in which it's noted that several schools have multiple "founded" incidents, including First Lady Michelle Obama's alma mater, Bouchet: View a list of Chicago Schools' corporal punishment cases.
CPS to review abuse claims Sun Times
Chicago Schools CEO Ron Huberman has ordered a "thorough review'' of
five years of student mistreatment allegations following revelations
that only 68 employees have been forced to leave their jobs in that
time despite hundreds of complaints of "improper contact."
Holmes gets VIP visit Substance
Perhaps moved by the outpouring of powerful testimonies at Monday’s
hearing on the proposed corporate "turnaround" of the school, Chicago
School Board President Rufus Williams visited the Oliver Wendell Holmes
school the very next day, an unprecedented move by a Board member.
A+ Illinois winding downCatalyst
a pivotal moment in the state's political and financial history, one of
the most visible advocacy groups for school funding reform has all but
Transparency on TIFs Chicago Reader
Two aldermen call for TIF reform, starting with transparency.
Historians and teachers say these days, the
portrayal of Lincoln is more complex and honest, and ultimately more
useful, especially to students.
board members in Naperville School District 203 said Wednesday that
they are happy with their newly appointed superintendent, although
their consulting firm should have mentioned he earned his doctorate
from an unaccredited university.
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