Tuesday Morning Education News

It's not all about Fenger in Chicago schools, though it's hard to see that right now:

Parents, Faculty Desperate For New Addition To Edgebrook Elementary

Chicago Talks
Members of the Edgebrook School community have been working with
Chicago Public Schools to draw up plans for a new wing, which would
include eight classrooms, a warming kitchen and an all-purpose room,
Clancy said.

Talent Development High School sells out fight against charters Substance
Even
Chicago charter school teachers participate in the Chicago Teachers
Pension Fund (CTPF), so the union school goes even further in
destroying and undermining the traditional defined benefit pension
plan.

Teen Troubles: Sexting Sun Times

Think
you remember what it's like to be a teen? Think again.

Educational Success in Documentary 'Providence Effect' Washington Post
Through
interviews with administrator Paul Adams III, "The Providence Effect"
focuses partly on St. Mel's decades-long struggle toward stability.

Teacher in Chicago public schools for more than 30 years Tribune
Margaret
B. Gray likened the children in her kindergarten class each September
to playful "puppy dogs," full of spirit and still needing lessons in
basic activities like standing in line or marching.

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    Revised Attendance Policies for GEAP Schools and Selective Enrollment High Schools!

    "In light of the H1N1 virus that affected the attendance of a significant number of students, a notification was issued during the 2008-2009 school year stating that application procedures for Selective Enrollment and GEAP schools would be revisited this year in order to consider the extenuating circumstances. As a result, it has been determined that, beginning with the upcoming application process for the 2010-2011 school year, attendance will not be included in the criteria for the selection of students for Selective Enrollment High Schools, Academic Centers, and International Gifted Programs (formerly International Baccalaureate Preparatory Programs)."

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