NEWS articles

CPS to post list of projects...eventually

over 4 years ago | Peter Sachs

State education board approves big cuts

over 4 years ago | Peter Sachs

Board of Ed meeting: Millions for construction

over 4 years ago | Peter Sachs

Three takes on Duncan and CPS' test scores

over 4 years ago | Peter Sachs

Residents get first look at new school concepts

The Board of Education will decide in the fall which schools to green-light. It has received proposals for a boarding school in Rogers Park and an Englewood campus that would focus on media arts.

almost 5 years ago | Peter Sachs

Importance of active civic life emphasized at conference

Students from the South Shore School of the Arts participated in a program at UIC that aimed to teach them about their civic responsibility.

almost 5 years ago | Rashanah Baldwin

CPS fires 558 workers to cut costs

The cuts are an attempt to save about $100 million, a fraction of the district's deficit. Officials estimate the shortfall is at least $475 million and up to $600 million.

almost 5 years ago | Adrian G. Uribarri

Report: Chicago's public schools making little progress in student achievement

The report says gains on a state achievement test have little to do with improvements in student performance, and it praises charter schools as a way to educational reform.

almost 5 years ago | Adrian G. Uribarri

Study: Teacher turnover 'chronically' high at Chicago schools

The lack of stability at about 100 Chicago schools especially affects low-income black children, according to a University of Chicago study. Teachers usually leave because of low parental involvement or student misbehavior.

almost 5 years ago | Adrian G. Uribarri

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