Social Justice. Subsidized CTA rides. Comings and goings.
Veteran teachers out at Social Justice High School WBEZ:Students at a high school in Chicago’s Little Village neighborhood were being taught English by temporary teachers Monday. That’s because Chicago public school officials let two other teachers go for “economic reasons” last week.
Mayor eyes police crackdown for Greater Grand Crossing Tribune: South Side neighborhood suffered spasm of violence over weekend After another violent weekend with a concentration of shootings in a single South Side neighborhood, Mayor Rahm Emanuel on Monday said he wants to bring a police crackdown to Greater Grand Crossing.
Some Chicago Public Schools students get financial help getting to school WBEZ: For years many Chicago Public School students have had to deal with long and expensive daily commutes to school. But a new pilot program announced Monday looks to give a few of them relief this year.
500 high school students to get free CTA rides Sun Times: Five hundred Chicago Public School students at five high schools will get free CTA rides to school during the first semester — provided they show up on time and stay out of trouble — thanks to a $50,000 donation from a local philanthropist.
Comings & Goings: New principals Catalyst: Here’s a roundup of new principal contracts announced in August: Elias Estrada, Alcott, formerly principal at Oriole Park; Michelle Garcia-Jones, Chopin, formerly principal at Aspira Haugan Middle School; LeViis Haney, Lovett, formerly assistant principal at Spencer...
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