AM News: No FOIA For Teacher Evaluations

Lawmakers alter FOIA rules for teachers State Journal Register
latest exception to the state public record law is contained in a bill,
Senate Bill 315, that revamps the performance evaluation process for
teachers and requires that student performance be considered in job

Ren10 High Schools Fight to Provide Quality Education for Students ChicagoTalks
Since the closing of Austin High School in 2006, Renaissance 2010 has
opened three smaller high schools in the former location.

Skinner, South Loop stories highlight lack of facilities plan for Catalyst

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with strong community objection by parents, CPS recently backed away
from a plan to move South Loop's middle grades to the National Teachers
Academy, a five-year-old, underutilized school 10 blocks away.

U of C Applications Jump 42 Percent Fox Chicago
The University of Chicago is seeing a huge jump in applications
for next fall.

The World's
Greatest Books in 20 Tweets or Less
Chicago Magazine
Their first book tweeted was Albert Camus's The Stranger ("Atmosphere
heavy, taking a walk. Taking revolver too, Arabs abroad. Still hot and
still drunk. Good combination.")

Bus driver charged in sex attack on teen student Tribune
Ross works for Jewel's Bus Co., and appeared in
court wearing his blue company jacket, with his name over the right
side of his chest.

Cop Uses Taser On Three Students In Demonstration Huffington Post
police officer assigned to Kankakee Junior High School was placed on
administrative leave after he allegedly shocked three boys with a Taser
as part...

Michelle Obama pleased with 1st year, tries to stay grounded Tribune
The first lady said, though, that she was most pleased by  getting
Malia, 11, and Sasha, 8, settled. "I was just really worried about
these little girls and whether they'd feel good starting this new
school and living this new life," she recalled. 

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  • I'm surprised you don't have anything up about the charges against Supt Flowers. I know he's not district 299 but it's still a big ed story in this neck of the woods.

  • Retired Principal said: When CPS finally announces the school closures this month for the 2010-2011 school year, it will include 2 high schools to be turnarounded and 18 elementary schools to be turnarounded, closed, phased out or consolidated.

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