The challenges of choiceCatalyst
A Catalyst Chicago analysis
finds that a surprising number of black students are choosing
lackluster schools. And in some South and West Side neighborhoods, the
new schools have made barely a dent in the need for better options.
Student sues to avoid attackers Tribune
Monday, Adero's father, David Neely, a Chicago criminal defense
attorney, filed a lawsuit in Cook County Circuit Court to force the
Chicago Board of Education to let his son attend another high school.
education watchdog group is accusing a Chicago elementary school of
manipulating its student population to improve test scores.
The chancellor of the Washington, D.C., schools has proposed spectacular raises for teachers willing to give up tenure.
about a 55 percent high school graduation rate, Chicago Public School
kids spent 1½ years trying to figure out what to do about it, including
visiting 12 standout high schools nationwide.
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