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Cps Admissions Investigation

Black Aldermen Call New CPS Admissions Policy Racist

Chicago Sun-Times | FRAN SPIELMAN AND ROSALIND ROSSI | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

A new admissions policy for elite Chicago public schools is little more than a plot to free up seats for middle-class white families tired of paying p...

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.

Feds Subpoena Whitney Young Principal In Admissions Probe

Chicago Sun-Times | ROSALIND ROSSI AND FRAN SPIELMAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Whitney Young Magnet Principal Joyce Kenner on Monday became the first principal to reveal she has been subpoenaed by a federal grand jury investigati...

CPS Clout Probe: Durbin Wrote Letter For Staffer's Daughter

Chicago Sun-Times | ABDON M. PALLASCH AND ROSALIND ROSSI | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin -- the No. 2 Democrat in the U.S. Senate -- is getting drawn into the growing investigation of how some students get admitted to...

Clouting Kids Into Public Magnet Schools? Mayor Daley Boasts of Sending His Kids to Private Schools

Carol Felsenthal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Carol Felsenthal

Leave it to Daley, the mayor of a large city with a failing school system, to bring up the fact that his own children did not attend the public schools in the city he leads.

CPS Lawyers Up For Clout Admissions Investigation

Crain's Chicago Business | Greg Hinz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Chicago Public Schools officials have been awfully tight-lipped about the federal probe into alleged use of clout in admissions to the city's selectiv...

Board Of Education President Subpoenaed By Federal Grand Jury

Chicago Sun-Times | Fran Spielman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Chicago Board of Education President Michael Scott disclosed Tuesday that he has been subpoenaed to testify before a federal grand jury investigating ...

CPS Chief Not Talking About Federal Probe

Chicago Public Radio | Susie An | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

CEO of Chicago Public Schools is keeping a tight lip on the federal probe into the admissions process of its selective enrollment campuses....

Feds Investigating CPS Admissions

Chicago Tribune | Stephanie Banchero and Azam Ahmed | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Federal authorities have launched an investigation into the admissions practices at Chicago's selective enrollment schools, the Chicago Tribune has le...