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State lawmakers urged to give $180 million more to Chicago Public Schools Tribune

Chicago

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

extra money.

Boarding schools for Chicago's homeless? MSNBC

Public

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. ...

ACT Test-Prep Backfiring in Chicago, Study Finds EdWeek

Hours

of drilling on ACT questions in Chicago high schools may be hurting,

not helping, students’ scores on the college-admission exam, according

to a study released today by a university-based research organization.

Business People Southtown Star

There he helped establish the DeVry University Advantage Academy, an early college Chicago Public Schools high school at DeVry's Chicago site, according to ...

4 CPS students win vacations for perfect attendance Chicago Tribune

AP CHICAGO - Four Chicago Public Schools students have won family vacations for having perfect attendance in March and April. The students were among more ...

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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