Brightest burning out Sun Times
Chicago public schools are attracting more top-shelf teaching recruits,
but that's exactly the kind of rookie most likely to leave the neediest
schools, a new study on Illinois teacher turnover indicates.
Illinois Teachers Stay On Job More Often Than Thought WBEZ
New teachers at Chicago Public Schools have similar rates of
quitting as their peers in suburban and rural areas. The study also
finds 40-percent of new teachers in Illinois leave the profession
within the first five years, but nearly 1/3 return.
New Austin Ren 2010 HS Austin Weekly News
Polytechnical Academy, a performance school, will join the Austin
Business and Entrepreneurship Academy, a contract school that opened
last fall, at 231 N. Pine. A third school has yet to open there.
A Tough Year at a Chicago High School WBEZ
the time, officials with Chicago Public Schools insisted there was
enough space, supplies and manpower to offer the kids a quality
education. But it hasnt worked out that way. Chicago Public Radios
Jay Field reports on what happened to the class of 2010 at Gage Park
Galesburg school chief relents, 5 get diplomas Tribune
Less than two weeks after five Galesburg High School students were
denied diplomas because relatives and friends cheered during the
graduation ceremony, school officials reversed their decision Wednesday.
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