Friday Morning News

Radical School Reform Model Showing Results WBEZ

The
turn around school reform model--where all staff is fired and replaced--
is becoming a go-to plan in the Chicago district. Now turn arounds may
have more ammo.

Beleagured Regional Office of Education again faces calls for its ... Chicago Tribune

Last year, Glenview Public School District 34 hired 80 new teachers,
but about a quarter of them were not certified to teach until just a
few days before school started.

Residents get first look at new school concepts Chi-Town Daily News

Chicago Public Schools
has three school sites - one each in Englewood, South Chicago and
Riverdale - that it would like to see transformed into new schools. ..

The hidden homeless: Englewood students targeted for pilot project Chicago Tribune

The department in partnership with Chicago Public Schools will
provide 500 families with housing and employment assistance as well as
other support services ...

Acquitted ex-teacher sues Schaumburg over physical-abuse arrest  Tribune

A former special-education teacher acquitted of charges that he
physically abused several of his students has sued the Village of
Schaumburg and a police detective, saying he was maliciously
prosecuted.

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