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Chicago Schools

Merit Pay For Principals?

Catalyst Chicago | Debra Williams | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

In recent years, Chicago Public Schools has rolled out bonus pay for administrators and teachers. Now, the district is considering merit pay for prin...

School Attendance Records Inflated

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Chicago Public Schools officials claimed record-high attendance for the first day of the school year, even with the school funding boycott led by the ...

Chicago Board Of Education Approves Record Budget

Chi Town Daily News | Paul D. Bowker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

The Chicago Board of Education approved a record $6.2 billion budget yesterday while holding the line on property taxes for the first time since 1999...

Meeks Offers Deal To Stop Boycott

ABC 7 | Andy Shaw | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

With so many Illinois Democrats at the DNC, it's no surprise state business is being conducted in Denver. Illinois State Senator James Meeks said he'...

Some Chicago Schools Too Poor For Recess

Chicago Sun-Times | Rosalind Rossi | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Recess is an age-old tradition. You can still find kids enjoying the midday break from class at the Chicago area's most-affluent schools. But good luc...