The big question right now is why CPS and CTU can’t get it together to fight for more funding for Chicago schools – which they both want — and what it says that they can’t agree on a set of funding increase proposals and present a unified front downstate that is needed to have any chance of making things better funding-wise.
College-Bound CHA Residents Feted At Sendoff In The Loop DNAI: The CHA held a event Wednesday to celebrate students who will soon be departing Chicago for college.
Are Race-Based Goals In Education Helpful? NPR: While civil rights groups are critical of Florida’s race-based education goals, the policy’s defenders argue that it sets ambitious – but realistic – achievement targets.
Indiana: Grade Manipulation Found NYT: The state schools superintendent, Glenda Ritz, acknowledged manipulation in the way Indiana’s schools are graded, the latest fallout from a report by The Associated Press.
Dread of August: The Kids’ Teacher Assignments WSJ: As parents worry their kids will get stuck with a dud, more schools are trying to limit their input. Via GothamSchools.