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CPS administration shuffle has Blacks in key spots Defender

Chicago Public Schools recently made several administrative changes at
its headquarters and six Blacks were among those appointed to
leadership roles.

City Colleges questioning spendy software CTDN

[Blackboard] is among several complex packages many Chicago-area schools
use that can cost hundreds of thousands of dollars a year to operate.

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Teachers Accuse District of Understaffing Schools WBEZ

A caucus of the Chicago's Teachers Union, called CORE, is attacking the
district for not having enough teachers in place at the start of the
school year.

School cuts will cause 'chaos,' teachers say Sun Times
Wednesday predicted classroom "chaos" in September if officials go
through with about 100 teacher cuts at 12 Chicago public schools where
lower enrollment is projected. 

Chicago school to march in Pride Parade Tribune

The black metal fence in front of Nettelhorst Elementary School is
obscured by thousands of strips of dyed fabric -- yellows giving way to
greens, then blues, purples and reds -- each one tied on by the small
hands of a student.

Antioch High School stands by controversial book choice

A book containing foul language, racial insults and graphic images sparked parental protests last week.

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