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Copernicus Elementary staff fights to keep jobs Chi-Town Daily News

... of the entire staff at Copernicus Elementary School left 8 th -grade teacher Lois Ashford in tears today at a Chicago Public Schools hearing. ...

Urban League unveils study, plan for economic prosperity Medill Reports, IL -

But for that to happen, “it’s up to Springfield to provide the additional funding that Chicago public schools need,” said Bennett J. Johnson III, ...

More Illinois students failing Advanced Placement tests Trbiune

Illinois high

school students continue to enroll in Advanced Placement courses in

record numbers, but the proportion of them passing the rigorous AP

exams continues its steady decline, according to data released

Wednesday.

Larkin juniors no longer must skip class for test prep Chicago Daily Herald, IL -

KeyTrain problems, Braglia suggested, are driven by the No Child Left Behind sanctions schools face if they do not make adequate yearly progress on state ...

What a good teacher does Catalyst

A

pilot program that will help determine a new teacher evaluation process

is now being tested in seven schools. The new process will debut next

fall in 60 schools.

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