Because nothing says “great role models” like a fist fight between adults at an elementary school meeting! It seems that while parents at other schools are upset about that annex being built for Lincoln Elementary, internal deliberations at Lincoln are much more fractious. At a meeting last night, according to DNA Info, things got heated
If Finland can do it, why can’t we? I went to a fascinating lecture on Saturday by Finnish educator and researcher Pasi Sahlberg, who explained how Finland has dramatically improved all its schools. Sahlberg spoke at the Chicago Humanities Festival. Over the last 40 years Finnish achievement jumped dramatically, from well below international averages to
2013 The largest ethnic or racial group has changed in 35 school districts in the six-county area since 2003. The key on the left shows how those 35 districts changed. Zoom in and click on the districts below to get the details. Source: Illinois School Report Card
Lane Tech students’ work after CPS removed ‘Persepolis’ from 7th grade classrooms earlier this year has earned them an Intellectual Freedom Award.
This is part of the Sun-Times look at the performance of state schools. We offer a closer look at the top 50 schools here and you can read our complete analysis here. And here is a full database of results. The data in this search comes from the Illinois State Board of Education’s annual “School
Analysis by Sun-Times staff reporter Art Golab Use these tables – or this full database – to see which Illinois Elementary, Middle and High schools ranked in the top 50 in standardized testing in 2013. For details on how the analysis was performed, click here: Analysis: For a more than a decade, the Chicago Sun-Times
Fed up Chicago Public Schools parents who demanded every penny of the city’s TIF surplus to reverse major budget cuts this year aren’t getting their wish. But their push has clearly paid off. Over two years, CPS is on tap to get as much as $74 million. Mayor Rahm Emanuel, who released his 2014 budget
One of the construction companies at the center of the controversy surrounding the United Neighborhood Organization’s state school construction grant got part of a Chicago Public Schools deal that the Board of Education approved Wednesday.
The Chicago Board of Education Wednesday approved to reinstate the name of Olympic legend Jesse Owens to a South Side school.