AM News: There Is No News (Right?)


Chicago summer school to get a makeover Catalyst:  This
year, school staff must assess each student to determine whether
they need additional reading or math instruction, says Erin Ramsden, a
project manager for CPS...Students turn to Facebook to protest teacher's firing Tribune: 

Elliott-Lowell, known as "Mrs. E.L.," was vigorously defended Monday
night by students at a Community Unit School District 203 board meeting,
and some 500 of them have joined the Facebook group... New
Trier student's lawyer may seek new bond hearing
Tribune:  Erin
Hughes, 18, of Wilmette, allegedly told investigators she smoked
marijuana the night before the accident that severely injured
16-year-old New Trier classmate Sarah Goone, 16, of Glencoe, near the
school campus... The Political Fallout Of Illinois Budget Inaction WBEZ:  There's still no word on when Illinois lawmakers
will return to Springfield... Slow progress for bill to toughen principal preparation
WBEZ:  A state Senate bill that would create a new principal
endorsement with
more stringent requirements for candidates is stuck in committee.... Playground disparity
Tribune:  A Park District map denoting every
renovation over the last decade shows the majority occurred on the North
Side... CPS involved in 43 proposals for federal innovation grants Catalyst:  Alongside
its two main applications, Chicago has also partnered on 41 other
applications, says Janel Forde in the district's Office of Performance
Management. [NB As you may already know, you can also get daily roundups of education news via Catalyst (who started doing them after I left) and the IEA (more recently, I think).]

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