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Community Wisdom and the Dyett High School Hunger Strikers

Martin J. Blank | Posted 08.27.2016 | Education
Martin J. Blank

Until we get to a point where decision making can be shared in Chicago and elsewhere, we will stand with the wisdom of our partners and friends at Dyett who are risking their well-being in their quest for a high performing community school.

Chicago Public Schools Fast Facts

Reboot Illinois | Posted 05.12.2016 | Chicago
Reboot Illinois

Using the latest available data from CPS, Illinois Report Card and the Chicago Teachers Pension Fund, check out these fast facts about CPS.

15 Illinois School Districts With the Top-Paid Administrators and Teachers

Reboot Illinois | Posted 06.03.2015 | Chicago
Reboot Illinois

Education in Illinois comes under much scrutiny. But in order to propose effective ideas to make the system better, Illinoisans should know what the current system looks like.

L.A. School Board Tells Giant Grower to Honor Its Workers' UFW Contract

Arturo S. Rodríguez | Posted 04.20.2015 | Latino Voices
Arturo S. Rodríguez

Los Angeles Unified School District's Board of Education voted nearly unanimously on Tuesday, Feb. 10 to urge a giant Central Valley grower to implement its workers' union contract.

Here Are 10 of Illinois' Top 50 School Districts

Reboot Illinois | Posted 03.29.2015 | Chicago
Reboot Illinois

SchoolDigger.com ranked 747 of Illinois' 863 public school districts based on schools' test scores.

Top Schools in Illinois Biggest School Districts

Reboot Illinois | Posted 01.10.2015 | Chicago
Reboot Illinois

Illinois' 2014 statewide races are over, but now it's time to get to work on making the state better, which starts with a better education system for Illinois' students. But first we have to reflect on where we are now before we can move forward.

You Don't Have to Make cuts in Education to Save Education's Money

Ewan McIntosh | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education
Ewan McIntosh

If I suggested that one terrible idea could save a U.S. school district up to $25 million a year -- cutting an education budget and maybe even increasing teacher numbers -- would you be interested?

50 Cent Memoir On Rochester School District Reading List

Democrat and Chronicle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Getting teens to pick up a book can be tough, especially during the summer months when school isn't in session. So in an attempt to get more students...