The report shows that test scores in the Renaissance schools slightly
lagged those of students with similar backgrounds who attended
neighborhood schools—though not to a statistically significant degree.
But results were far from homogeneous.
Classes would begin the first week of August and end in mid-June for
132 schools—up from 41 this year—with several breaks of two or three
weeks scattered during the school year, officials said.
Chicago Public Schools to fit 'financial literacy' into curriculum ... Chicago Sun-Times
Passing algebra, geometry and calculus
is one thing. Mastering the skills needed to pay bills, balance a
checkbook, make car and mortgage payments is quite another. Chicago's
113166 public high school students may ...
week, Chicago students are waging war against gun violence.
Gilbert survived a violent attack at the hands of a student 15 months
ago. But she has refused to let it derail her life.
Board of Education will vote on a recommendation to close Choir Academy
Charter School of Chicago. Officials say the school is in debt and
faces reduced enrollment.
Teen charged with battery to police Sun Times
Lane Tech High student was charged with battery to a police officer
after he allegedly refused to pay for a cab fare early Sunday on the
Northwest Side, police said.
Leaving Work Early Without Pay Wall Street Journal
The Chicago School
Readiness Project couples teacher training in classroom management with
stress-reduction workshops and support from mental-health
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