Public schools look to change admissions policy Defender
public meetings will take place this month to better inform parents
about the proposed changes, said Monique Bond, director of
communications for CPS. If approved the changes would take effect Jan.
1 and would undergo a one-year review.
Summer School for Morgan Park? ChicagoTalks
far, only one CPS high school is on track scheduling, but many are
starting to consider the change.
Artist helps CPS students build a mural-mystery
over a painting on her desk in Room 214 of Daniel Boone Elementary
School, Alexis, an eighth-grader, explained her illustrated theory
about what, exactly, is hiding in the janitor’s closet on the school’s
Huberman will need help from corporate partners to make anti-violence effort work
corporate and civic leaders don’t seem to have anything to build at the
moment. But that likely won’t be true for very long.
Ron Huberman, CEO of the cash-strapped Chicago Public Schools, has been
laying the groundwork for months for an…
Not beyond race
Tribune (letter to the editor)
After years of active involvement in assuring compliance with the
consent decree governing desegregation efforts in Chicago Public
Schools, we are concerned by the Tribune’s assessment that the new
post-decree plan for admissions to the…
Economy blamed for drop in Catholic school enrollment Sun Times
The number of elementary and secondary
students in the system — which
includes 255 schools in Cook and Lake counties — dropped by roughly
4.5 percent this year, or 4,158 kids, figures show.
Bond denied for man charged in murder of CPS student Sun Times
An 18-year-old convicted felon was held without bond Thursday after
being arrested in downstate Illinois and charged in the shooting death
of a 17-year-old Chicago Public Schools student last month on the South
Problems and Discontent Bedevil Chicago State NYT
Poor turnout for the opening men’s basketball game in a $38 million facility reflects larger problems at the university.
Rite of passage: teen driving Tribune
parenting is easy. Like when a teacher talks about how much
he likes your kid. Or you get a great homemade birthday card.
Sometimes, it’s hard. Like when you go into labor. Or take a sick
toddler to the emergency room. Or when you teach your teenager how to
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