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Tracking Stimulus Money For Education WBEZ

Illinois

State Board of Education superintendent Christopher Koch explains what

stimulus money would fund for Illinois education.

Students vet new teachers at Fenger Catalyst

Teachers

and administrators seeking to land a job at turnaround target Fenger

High School are being vetted in an unusual way: students are grilling

them, either speed dating style or with questions fashioned after the

game show Jeopardy.

DePaul picks new dean for School of Education CTDN

Paul

Zionts, currently a dean at the University of Michigan at Dearborn, is

known for collaborating with urban school districts and finding ways to

improve student performance.

Famous alums or lifelong troublemakers. Reader

Alumni site for Chicago Public Schools releases list of grads who went on to media glory.

School violence on the rise in other cities Columbia Daily Tribune

Chicago Public Schools

have lost 28 of its students this year, a number greater than the

number of students killed all of last school year, The Chicago Tribune

reports. School violence continues to hamper the Chicago system as well

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