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Chicago Public Schools Consider New, Merit-Based Teacher Evaluations

Posted 11.14.2011 | Chicago

Chicago Public Schools and the Illinois State Board of Education held a series of public forum meetings last weekend to consider a new law that would ...

Headlines I'd Like to See About Chicago Public Schools

Lorraine Forte | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Lorraine Forte

Giving principals the authority to hand-pick even a small percentage of students is just asking for trouble. The policy reinforces the notion that who you know matters more than who you are or what you've accomplished.

Third-World Math Scores In Chicago: Study

Chicago Sun-Times | Dave Newbart | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Chicago's public schools do as badly as schools in some Third World nations in math, a first-of-its kind study released Wednesday has found. The comp...

High Schools Faltering: 70% Fail Reading Standards, Even More Fail Math

Chicago Public Radio | Linda Lutton | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Chicago public high school students lost ground in Illinois' latest round of standardized tests. Last month, Mayor Richard Daley was on hand for the ...