Reforming the System WBEZ
head of Graduation Pathways at the District, Paige is part of a young,
energetic and idealistic group of administrators hoping that data and
new management structures will help reform Chicago’s struggling public
Gerald Morrow came on board at Robeson last year and shook things up.
He got rid of more than 15 staff and is demanding more cuts. But he’s
running a neighborhood high school where 8 percent of kids are
homeless, almost a quarter are special needs, 56 girls are pregnant and
the surrounding community offers little in the way of jobs his students
can aspire to.
New clinic opens at Spry Catalyst
Spry health clinic will serve students, Pilsen community
As the nation’s economy struggles, Chicago Public Schools says the number of homeless students in the city is way up.
Eighty-five percent of students in Chicago Public Schools don't get recess, according to the Action for Health Kids Web site.
stock market has slammed a lot of investment accounts in recent
months—multi-hundred point swings of the Dow Jones Industrial Average
are more and more commonplace. It’s caused headaches for many
investors, but proved fertile ground for 6th and 7th grade students at
A.N. Pritzker Elementary School in Chicago.
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