Chicago Public Schools Chief Ron Huberman is planning another $61 million in budget cuts this fiscal year.
Nurturing 'School Minds' EdWeek
group recently received a $98 million grant from the state of Illinois
to open new ones. That's believed to be the largest grant of public
capital funds to a U.S. charter school operator.
Center on Reinventing Public Education
is the first report from an ongoing study of four urban school
districts (New York, New Orleans, Chicago, and the District of
Columbia) that are experimenting with new school designs and new ways
of holding schools accountable for performance.
Someone You Should Know: Educator Hazel Bauman CBS2
days a week, Bauman volunteers at the Decatur Classical School in
Chicago. She started there 15 years ago after she retired as a
classroom teacher. This year, 2009, marks Bauman's 65th year in the
Denver Teachers Approve Lower Pay Raises EdWeek
The contract includes a 2.5 percent cost-of-living raise and 1.65 percent stipend if the economy improves.
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