Chicago High Schools Perform Poorly (& Other News)

Chicago High School test scores stall Catalyst
Sometime
over the past week, CPS officials quietly posted the 2009 Prairie State
and ACT test scores. They didn't hold a press conference or even issue
a release, as is the custom.

Police: Teen attacked as others on bus cheer downstate AP
Police in the southwestern Illinois city of Belleville say the
videotaped attack on a 17-year-old student by two other riders on a
school bus doesn't appear to have racial overtones after all.

Principals provide lesson in education Tribune
Filmmakers
Tod Lending and David Mrazek interview Dunbar and Purcell's bosses,
including former Chicago Public Schools Chief Executive Arne Duncan, ...

Girl Originally Denied Enrollment Gets to Go to School WBEZ
A suburban Gurnee girl will get to enroll in school Monday. A civil rights group says initially suggested she "return to...

New CPS School Opens on Northwest Side
Mayor
Daley joined Chicago Public Schools Superintendent Ron Huberman and
school officials to open the Jorge Prieto Math and Science Academy.
The Mayor and Superintendent took a tour of the new school and visited
classrooms.
The Jorge Prieto Math and...

15-year-old stabbed at Bolingbrook High School Tribune
Bolingbrook
High School was on lockdown for nearly two hours this morning after a
15-year-old student was stabbed several times during an apparently
gang-related fight with another student in a second-floor restroom near
the cafeteria

Swine Flu Case Tests Campus Readiness WBEZ
Imagine you're not just sick: You are the leading edge of a global
pandemic, which is beginning to erupt on college campuses. That's what
one student in Chicago is going through.

New Leaders for New Schools Wins Innovations in American ... Reuters
"Equally
important are our principals and the 125 New Leaders in Chicago which
will collectively move 50000 Chicago public school students towards
greater ...

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