AM News: Huberman Confiscates 89 Board Credit Cards

Board of Education credit cards revoked Sun Times
The
credit cards of 89 Chicago Board of Education employees have been
yanked in the midst of an investigation into questionable spending by
the last two Chicago School Board presidents and their staff, officials
revealed Monday.

Scholars Identify 5 Keys to Urban School Success EdWeek

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A
capstone book from Chicago researchers sees the interplay of those
"essential supports" as critical to improving student outcomes.

Study: Girls Learn Math Anxiety from Teachers WBEZ
Female
teachers seem to pass on anxiety about math to their girl students.
Chicago researchers spell out the link in a journal article published
today.

"Going green" to boost parent involvement in struggling high schools 
Catalyst
A
former local school council member of Fenger and Carver high schools is
trying to gain traction for a proposal to bring green jobs training for
students and parents to seven low-performing high schools.

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  • GET THESE CROOKS!!MAJOR SCOFFLAWS on parking tickets. here is the link and who they list. SURPRISE, SURPRISE!!! 9 OF THE 10 ARE CBE EMPLOYEES!!!! WITH OVER $10k IN DEBT TO THE CITY, THESE FOLKS ARE STILL EMPLOYED AND GETTING PAYCHECKS!!!

    daley_suxxs wrote:
    in case you had missed my post earlier, here it is again:

    Employees Who Have Significant City Debt
    As of November 2009, this listing includes names of City or sister agency employees who owe significant amounts of City debt.
    The information contained herein is subject to the following conditions and limitations: All debt contained is subject to payments which may not have yet posted to an individual account; all debt is subject to stay orders associated with bankruptcies in federal court which may emanate from time to time; and all debt may be subject to orders from either the Circuit Court of Cook County or the Department of Administrative Hearings. Therefore, debt related to specific individuals must be submitted to DOR for verification prior to any future publication, and the City of Chicago makes no warranties, expressed or implied, with regard to the accuracy of the information contained herein unless said verification is performed.
    NAME
    DEPARTMENT
    TOTAL DUE

    ROXIE MONROE
    CHICAGO BOARD OF EDUCATION
    $39,166.61

    ANDREW LEE
    CHICAGO BOARD OF EDUCATION
    $23,802.22

    CHARLES AKINS
    CHICAGO BOARD OF EDUCATION
    $20,831.00

    VELMA CARLTON
    CHICAGO BOARD OF EDUCATION
    $15,874.48

    CHRISTINE TRUCINSKI
    CHICAGO BOARD OF EDUCATION
    $14,674.10

    ELIZABETH HARDIN
    CHICAGO BOARD OF EDUCATION
    $13,124.93

    ROBERT DISHMAN
    CHICAGO BOARD OF EDUCATION
    $12,107.92

    MARTHA GUTIERREZ
    CHICAGO BOARD OF EDUCATION
    $12,203.23

    ODESSA MORTON
    CHICAGO BOARD OF EDUCATION
    $10,853.65

  • shooting near hubbard high on the SW side required a lockdown and one kid (student?) sent to the hospital

    http://www.chicagobreakingnews.com/2010/01/1-shot-outside-southwest-side-high-school.html

  • a mentoring program for at risk girls is being launched, according to this wbez story

    http://www.wbez.org/Content.aspx?audioID=39588

    not sure how it's different than any other after school program -- there are a few all girl programs out there, aren't there?

  • more about the hubbard high shooting from wbbm

    http://www.wbbm780.com/Student-Shot-Near-Hubbard-High-School/6210823

  • On the credit cards-sick on this $--I am a retired bus mangr. Our principal accounted for EVERY penny on her card and always shared the receipts and paprwork with me. Shame on the Board memebres and downtowners.

  • U of C Scholars NEVER take the next step on calling Daley, CBOE and the CEO on what is needed and essential on their own practice and actions that would help build PROFESSIONAL COMMUNITIES in each school. This book will gather dust! Much more useful is United States Is Substantially Behind Other Nations in Providing Teacher Professional Development That Improves Student Learning; Report Identifies Practices that Work http://www.srnleads.org/press/prs/nsdc_profdev.html

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