Today's local education news isn't much, as you can see. Folks must be tired after a full week of work. (Parents must be happy that their kids were actually in class all week.) Getting ready for Thanksgiving? Wondering what happens next with the Lewis situation? Me, too.
CPS Hopes to Improve Sex Education Fox: Chicago is No. 1 in a horrifying statistic: Our young people have the highest rate of Gonorrhea in the country.
Steps needed to correct deftness deficit at the CTU Tribune: Karen Lewis should step down as president of the Chicago Teachers Union. Her latest gaffe — delivering several ill-chosen remarks during a speech in Seattle last month, then responding this week to the controversy over those remarks with grudging...
Waiting for Emanuel on Pension Overhaul CNC: Illinois House Minority Leader Tom Cross (R-Oswego) said he was encouraged by Emanuel’s comments this week indicating that he would take a more active role in promoting the legislation in Springfield.
Meet teen crooner Jawan Harris Defender: Chicagoland native and teen singing sensation Jawan Harris has the girls screaming and wishing their name was “Keisha” when he belts out the popular hit “Keisha.
Rahm Emanuel’s Next Test Is Negotiating With Labor CNC: The Chicago City Council approved Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s budget, but the mayor may find that achieving success there was easy compared with negotiating labor pacts with employees like the police and firefighters.
Austin residents attend education conference Austin Talks: "The more you know, the better,” said Sarah Karp, deputy editor of Catalyst Chicago, who regularly participates in the Better Government Association's education watchdog training sessions. Karp showed participants, using Martin A. Ryerson Elementary ...
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