Improved test scores announced; and layoff procedures spelled out
Catalyst: It's not clear what caused the increase of nearly 4
percentage points in the proportion of students meeting or exceeding
Details on preliminary test score results released Friday
Tribune: While the district's students appear to have done better on
ISAT scores this year, they have not
Parents resume sit-in at school field house WBEZ: CPS spokeswoman
Becky Carroll says the crew's job was to clear space for the library
within the main building. "That room is not ADA accessible," says Lisa
Angonese, who has two kids in Whittier.
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A look at Brizard's draft contract
Catalyst: CPS officials released a draft version of schools CEO
Jean-Claude Brizard's new contract shortly after it was approved at
Wednesday's board meeting.
about some of the most controversial topics facing the cash-strapped
Chicago Public Schools, including the length of the school day,
parental involvement and teacher performance.
Huffington Post: Questions raised by state legislators about former
Chicago mayoral candidate Gery Chico's connections to a scandal-plagued
and now-defunct charity have delayed his appointment to a statewide