Public Schools Board President Rufus Williams called on state lawmakers
Saturday to provide at least $180 million more in funding in this
year's budget, but he would not suggest where they should find the
school students in Chicago who are homeless or have other serious
personal problems could soon benefit from an approach that's more
often reserved for the well-to-do: boarding school.
ACT prep work gets failing grade Chicago Sun-Times
While CPS CEO Arne Duncan has pushed the district to raise its average score from 17.1 to 20, he said test prep "should never be done during class. ...
of drilling on ACT questions in Chicago high schools may be hurting,
not helping, students’ scores on the college-admission exam, according
Business People Southtown Star
4 CPS students win vacations for perfect attendance Chicago Tribune
Students try to shift focus past violence Chicago Sun-Times
He was one of at least 48 Chicago Public Schools students killed violently during the last two school years. Guns were used in 45 of those deaths, ...
Debate Is Over Dore Principal Southwest News-Herald
According to Simon, the Chicago Public Schools put Dore in the “exceeds” category. Simon said that out of 600 schools, Dore was ranked 102.
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