Over the past four years, students in the first graduating class of Southland College Prep Charter High School spent five days a week from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. preparing for the next phase of their lives.
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President Obama and Education Secretary Arne Duncan's Race to the Top grant program is the most promising education initiative in decades, giving the ...
Who in their right mind thought it would be a good educational decision to move black kids from 95% black North Lawndale to Little Village High School in a 95% Latino community? Racial violence was predictable if not guaranteed.
The Obama strategy is aggressive, yet even the president was likely surprised by his home state's commitment to charter schools.
Advocates for charter schools Tuesday celebrated legislation that would allow for 120 charter schools in Illinois, 40 of them in Chicago....
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