Chicago: A national laboratory for school overhauls Philadelphia Notebook
the last day of school in 2004, parents of students in 20 of 22
neighborhood public schools in the Mid-South section of Chicago were
told that their child's school was slated for closure.
Helping principals, teachers the next wave of performance management
Kremsner's team steps up the focus on data-driven decision making and performance, but it's not entirely new. The office is currently working with nearly a dozen departments, and
hopes to complete the process for a new department each week.
Guggenheim alumna protests proposed 'turnaround' of Guggenheim Substance
a long way from the South Side of Chicago to the University of
Pennsylvania, but Kara is part of the 2004 class of Guggenheim
Elementary School. That's only six short years. According to Kara, that
time spent at Guggenheim was a key part of her success in the Ivy
League. [nb this story was sparked by a D299 reader comment]
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