Watch out! The new CPS school report cards are out online in advance of report card pickup tomorrow and Thursday, and they're variously described as dismal, confusing, inaccurate, and ghetto. Take a look and let us know what you think about the new information.
New CPS ‘progress reports’ could confuse parents Sun Times: Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Schools CEO Jean-Claude Brizard unveiled a new website that allows parents to click “push-points’’ on an online map and see how their schools — and many others throughout the city — performed on an abbreviated version of the school progress reports, featuring only nine indicators.
A map intended to help parents make education choices is full of errors Welles Park Bulldog: Yet, as seen in our screen grab image, errors abound on the map, with schools mislabeled, misplaced and difficult to find.
Emanuel touts new school report cards showing dismal results WBEZ: Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel says he expects new report cards for city schools to spark discussion around a lot of kitchen tables in Chicago.
How Ghetto Is Your School? NBC: Fenger students have complained about their school’s ghetto reputation. Now, the CPS has found a way to quantify just how ghetto its schools are.
Testing suggests CPS classes will struggle with tougher program Tribune: In a meeting with parents Monday at Perez Elementary School on the city's West Side, Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Chicago Public Schools chief Jean-Claude Brizard saw how even the best CPS schools will struggle to measure up when the district adopts a more...