This morning's news includes word that Brizard will do a one-hour radio call-in show on WBEZ each month, starting Monday, and that another handful of CPS schools are getting federal money to help with healthy eating
Schools chief on public radio each month Tribune: Chicago residents will get a chance to ask pressing questions about education as the CEO of Chicago Public Schools takes to the air waves every month.
When Conservatives Loved Public Schools NBC (opinioin): When Mayor Rahm Emanuel announced he'd be sending his children to the University of Chicago Lab School, libertarian commentator Dan Proft used the occasion to bash theChicago Public Schools for failing their students.
Gary schools snag federal cash, but with strings attached WBEZ: On the plus side, the Indiana Department of Education announced the pair will split $3.1 million through the federal School Improvement Grant program.
A new direction for Bethel New Life Austin Weekly: She also facilitated the opening of a general education contract school that focused on special needs children within the Chicago Public Schools system.
31 Chicago Schools Getting Federal Cash For Fresh Fruits And Veggies HuffED: The U.S. Department of Agriculture's Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program is giving $4.7 million to 215 schools around the state, including 31 schools in Chicago. That's up 42 percent from last year, when 186 schools split $3.3 million.