AM News: Busting The Ed School Monopoly

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Greater freedom, new standards for alternative certification programs Catalyst:  Two new Illinois laws, both passed during the state's bid for federal
Race to the Top funds, are poised to set the programs free from
university supervision. ... Humboldt Park school to get gym of its dreams Tribune:  It will host community events and athletic tournaments for
all 10 high schools in the Noble Network of Charter Schools... New charter schools slated for a School Board vote Catalyst:  Four new charter school proposals are being considered by the CPS Office
of New Schools, including an elementary school that would emphasize
strengthening families and a college prep charter with a legal focus....New Chicago Public Schools CEO reports to work WBEZ:  The
new Chicago Public Schools chief is expected to receive briefings from
various department heads this week... Cabrini-Green's Closure Ends An Ugly Era In Public Housing AP: The 70-acre development was initially hailed
as a salvation for the city's poor that was emulated nationwide. But it
quickly decayed into a virtual war-zone, the kind of place where little
boys were gunned down on their way to school and little girls were
sexually assaulted and left for dead in stairwells.

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