NEWS articles

CPS snubbed on ISAT delay

City education officials have offered $120,000 toward translation of the Illinois Standard Achievement Test into Spanish and Polish. The state says it will take $3 million and 18 months.

over 6 years ago | Paul D. Bowker

School closings on CPS agenda

A sweeping proposal to close or consolidate 11 elementary schools, fire hundreds of teachers and staff members and attempt to "turnaround" a list of struggling schools will be considered at a Board of Education meeting.

over 6 years ago | Paul D. Bowker

Language a barrier for students on ISAT

City, school officials seek testing change

almost 7 years ago | Paul D. Bowker

First school hearing slated for today

Davis elementary session kicks off a week of hearings on CPS consolidation plan

almost 7 years ago | Paul D. Bowker

Schools get $10M from Gates

Academy for Urban School Leadership to use money for turnaround schools, teacher training

almost 7 years ago | Paul D. Bowker

CPS to close schools, fire staffs

More than 7,500 students affected

almost 7 years ago | Paul D. Bowker

CPS to weigh school closures

Edison parents blast Board of Education

almost 7 years ago | Paul D. Bowker

School board to consider attendance boundaries

Charter school renewal also on agenda

almost 7 years ago | Paul D. Bowker

City schools to get $50 million

Daley pushes for Saturday classes

almost 7 years ago | Paul D. Bowker

Duncan calls on state to release funds for schools

"Dysfunctional" politics costing the district millions

7 years ago | Sarah Arkin

Duncan calls on state to release funds for schools

"Dysfunctional" politics costing the district millions

7 years ago | Sarah Arkin

New high school to focus on high-tech manufacturing

Austin Polytechnical Academy aims to bring back neighborhood's industrial base

over 7 years ago | YASMIN TARA RAMMOHAN

Residency requirement riles teachers

Critics say city schools could attract better teachers by recruiting suburbanites

over 7 years ago | NICK TABOREK

Local school councils stir controversy

Some parents see CPS policy as a power grab

almost 8 years ago | BRIGID SWEENEY

School board focuses building on 'underserved' areas

Plan to open 17 new schools includes North Lawndale, Englewood

8 years ago | COLLEEN FREYVOGEL

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