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Diversity Is Great, But It Won't Save Chicago's Public Schools

Matt Farmer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Matt Farmer

CPS CEO Ron Huberman knows there is very little racial or economic diversity in our public schools. There is also very little Huberman and his team can do about that.

Economic Tier Scheme for CPS Selective Enrollment Schools: Go Back to the Drawing Board

Esther J. Cepeda | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Esther J. Cepeda

I cannot imagine the Dickensian horror city parents today go through to get their kids into decent schools. Now Chief Mathemagician Ron Huberman plans to select enrollment to these schools based on family income.

CPS Launches Investigation Into Elite School Enrollment

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

CHICAGO (AP) -- Officials with Chicago Public Schools say they're asking for an investigation into enrollment practices at the district's top high sch...

Almost 13,000 Students Applied For 3,000 Elite Public School Openings

Chicago Sun-Times | ROSALIND ROSSI AND ART GOLAB | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

The number of kids seeking entry to Chicago's Elite Eight college preps reached a five-year high this year, prompting a wave of rejected students to s...

CPS Changing Magnet Schools Admissions Policy

Chicago Public Radio | Linda Lutton | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Chicago Public Schools says it may use income rather than race to enroll students in its popular magnet schools. That's if a federal judge ends the di...