Chicago gets just one"A" grade in this new report from the conservative-leaning Fordham Foundation -- for "municipal environment." In that area alone, Chicago comes in first. In all other areas, the district is graded in the middle of the pack. Whether this is good news -- there are still some educators left! -- or bad news -- not enough reform! -- I will leave up to you. Here's the report findings (PDF) Here's the profile of Chicago from a very reformy point of view (PDF) -- very interesting reading. Here's the breakout of the various points and grades given to CPS (PDF).
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