Monday Morning Education News

Chicago schools to look closer at grades and attendance data Tribune

In
the wake of the grade-tampering scandal involving Chicago Bulls star
Derrick Rose's high school records and reports of flawed attendance
records, Chicago Public Schools chief Ron Huberman on Friday unveiled a
plan to improve the quality of data...

Mundelein High School error forces teen to take ACT test twice Tribune

Nathan's mom, Cindy Boehm, tried repeatedly to persuade ACT to change
its mind, arguing her son should not suffer because of the school's
mistake.

Illinois State Board of Education cuts budget by $180 million Tribune

The board actually cut $400 million from targeted programs but was able
to offset some of the damage by increasing general state aid, the money
that flows directly to school districts based on enrollments.

Sears Tower's new name recalls ugly era of segregation Chicago Sun-Times

US Commissioner of Education Francis Keppel deemed the charges to
be valid and cut off funding to Chicago schools. But Daley screamed to
President Lyndon ...

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  • The ISBE budget story is not only old chronologically, but the results have been substantially changed (especially in ECE and Bilingual Ed) by the Governor's action on Friday.

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