Today's news is dominated by the release of a new set of reports from the Consortium on schools that meet or -- Nettlehorst! Pulaski! - fail to meet five core measures of school effectiveness. Take a look at how your school rates and tell us what you think. Plus full day kindergarten and curfew stuff:
New survey ranks CPS schools on learning environments Sun Times: Chicago Public Schools on Tuesday will release for the first time the results of a survey that provides a unique glimpse into the learning environment for more than 600 district schools.
Survey results detail each school's climate, instruction quality Catalyst: Nettelhorst Elementary, long considered a success story because of a grassroots parent effort to improve the school. Students there reported a dearth of high teacher expectations, a lack of trust in their teachers, and few rigorous writing activities.
U. of C. Survey Results a New Tool for CPS CNC: Teachers and students at more than 280 Chicago Public Schools indicate they need more support to improve their performance, according to the results of a survey conducted by the University of Chicago Consortium on School Research.
You can look your school up here.
CPS Releases List of 50+ Full-Day Kindergartens CNC: In some areas, principals use discretionary funding or parents cobble together the money themselves to pay for the program. The additional full-day kindergarten seats will cost $15 million in Fiscal Year 2012.
Chicago's tighter curfew set to kick in Sun Times: On a recent Tuesday night, the South Side park was abandoned except for the boy's family.
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