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What Other Blogs Have To Say About CPS

I've been horrible about linking to other blogs lately -- apologies to all.

Here are some recent posts to check out -- there are more and more local education blogs every day -- what do you think?

Also, if there are any other local education blogs you like to read, let me know and I'll check those too.

I've been horrible about linking to other blogs lately -- apologies to all.

Here are some recent posts to check out -- more and more education blogs every day -- what do you think?

Also, if there are any other local education blogs you like to read, let me know and I'll check those too.

Why would you call these 'the best teachers'? Mike Klonsky

"The
best teachers tend to leave when their schools experience an influx of
African-American students, according to a study of the
Charlotte-Mecklenburg, N.C. school district published today." (EdWeek)

Teaching to the test --- the horror Examiner

If
urban children hear their teachers complain about the injustice and
uselessness of testing, those children will not take the tests
seriously.

Another tale from the two-tiered school system (censored???) PURE

Northside gets its extra
counselors from grant money, parent fundraising, and parent volunteer
support. So, CPS is not necessarily favoring Northside with resources
not provided to other schools, but these are still important resources
that the average high school may have a lot more trouble accessing.

Lessons Learned From the Chicago Public Schools Tim Knowles

Freshman
year is the make-or-break year of high school. Trust matters, at every
level. High schools must not only educate, but also help students
navigate their way into college.

Rapid Response to a Shooting.Community Beat

So
there you have it: the brutal, heartbreaking and sometimes exhilarating
work of building safer communities.

Richards High School Marshfield Tattler

Other than their well-regarded culinary program, I can't
see a reason to put a young person in the school right now.

Faith-based Groups Take Baton In School Funding Relay Chicago Talks

While Illinois legislators negotiate the state’s nearly
$12 billion budget gap, it might seem odd to hear that some of their
constituents are praying for a tax increase.

My straight A daughter got a C in Science Chicago Moms

Walking into the house with her father and younger sister, she
immediately told them to be quiet, that she wanted to tell me the news
herself.

Special LSC Meeting: Drummond Principal Status — Friday, May27

Please
attend a special meeting of the Drummond LSC, tomorrow, at 7:00 am in
Room 007 to learn more and participate in the discussion of the status
of Mr. Neidlinger.

Also, if there are any other local education blogs you like to read, let me know and I'll check those too.

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