A few teachers at
Highland Park High School have been on a mission to integrate Chicano
history into their teaching.
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Editor’s Note: To solve the chronic teacher shortage problem in its public schools, Chicago is reaching deep into its own neighborhoods.
initiative, dubbed Community Investment Works, represents the
governor's first tangible response to the wave of shootings in the city
that have left 24 Chicago Public School students murdered this school
Study: Charter schools may improve graduation rates Chicago Tribune
"We're very pleased to hear how well our charter school students are prepared for their future," said Arne Duncan, CEO of Chicago Public Schools.
new first-of-its-kind analysis suggests that in Chicago, at least,
charter school students are more likely to graduate from high school
and enroll in college than similar students in regular public high
Study: College More Likely for Charter Students New York Sun
who attend charter high schools are substantially more likely to
graduate and go on to college than students who attend traditional
public schools, a new study of Chicago schools found.
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