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Board of Ed nixes charter expansion Chi-Town Daily News

I don't think there's a good fallback position," says Arne Duncan, CPS chief. The success of the LEARN Charter, located in the North Lawndale area, ...

Board of Ed Approves Controversial Schools Combination WBEZ

At yesterday's

board meeting the district's long term strategy of opening new schools

within existing schools again came under fire. The new Burroughs will be located within Pope

Elementary in Chicago's North Lawndale neighborhood. A separate school-sharing proposal between

LEARN Charter School and Gregory Elementary in the Garfield Park area

was denied at yesterday's meeting. About a dozen schools around the

city share their buildings with other schools.

UIC Prep proposed for Gladstone building Chicago Journal

At

the hearing, Jeanne Nowaczewski, senior manager in the Chicago Public

Schools Office of New Schools, said Noble Street applied to open a new

high school ...

2 shootings of kids, gang violence worry students at Global ... Chicago Tribune

Reed was the second Chicago Public Schools student in the South Chicago neighborhood to be shot in less than a week. Adamnesha Harris, 12, was wounded in ...

CPS school improvement falls short Austin Weekly News

When the Chicago Public Schools' high school transition plan was first launched in 2006, CEO Arne Duncan confidently addressed the media, ...

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