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Teachers weigh in on tenure, evaluations Associated Press

A

study of Chicago public schools last year found that more than 90

percent of teachers received one of the top two possible evaluation

ratings -- superior ...

Golden Apple Awards honor top teachers Chicago Tribune

As Peirce Elementary School music teacher Brooke Tippett

Thompson was preparing her 7th- and 8th-grade pupils for an ...

Patrick aide backs teacher pay overhaul Boston Globe

Allison Friedmann, a fifth- and sixth-grade science teacher, said her

$4,600 bonus made her feel more like a professional. In her previous

job in the Chicago public schools, she said, "It was frustrating when

teacher got paid solely for longevity and not their actual quality of

work."

Charter-school fans want more Denver Post

A similar organization in Chicago, The Renaissance Schools Fund, is an independent nonprofit working with Chicago Public Schools to create 100 schools in ...

CPS success wins administrator top Elgin post Medill Reports

As the Elgin U-46 School District gains a new superintendent, the Chicago Public Schools begins a search to replace administrator Jose ...

Poll: Urban Parents Find Schools Safe EdWeek

However, more than 60 percent think students fight a lot or aren’t sure about the level of fighting.

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