Thursday Morning News, Part 2

School audits reviewed TheAdvocate (Louisiana)


started their careers in Chicago public schools. Through the years,

they have worked often with Paul Vallas, who was the superintendent in

Chicago, ...

Manufacturers confront a human-capital crisis Medill Reports


the city level, Chicago Public Schools has launched an

Education-to-Careers manufacturing program and opened in September 2007

the Austin Polytechnical ...

Music Academy Short of Funds WBEZ


Choir Academy on Chicago's South Side, music fills the hallways all day

long. That's because at this charter school, music is a core subject,

right alongside reading, history and math. Teachers say it helps

motivate the 167 students to excel. But the program has run into some

financial trouble. And as Chicago Public Radio's Mike Rhee reports, the

school may not be able to operate much longer.

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