schools chief Ron Huberman said he supports Obama's proposals and is
considering expanding the district's performance pay program. ...
Obama seeks higher standards for education Chicago Tribune
said he hoped that means Obama will be open to the tack that Education
Secretary Arne Duncan took when he led the Chicago Public Schools, in
which teachers received additional pay for completing rigorous graduate
Substitute teaching applications surge USA Today
In Chicago, the schools
have closed applications at 7000. "A lot of people we've just turned
away at the door," says Nancy Slavin, officer of recruitment and
workforce planning for Chicago Public Schools.
9th Grade, By the Numbers Education Week News
To stem those losses, the Chicago school
district is putting a suite of new data reports into the hands of Ms.
McAuley and others who teach and counsel its 30000 freshmen this year.
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