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Chicago Public Schools and Other People's Children

Kenzo Shibata | Posted 06.03.2013 | Chicago
Kenzo Shibata

Apparently the Board of Education understands that moving students out of their home schools causes much pain and suffering, which is only acceptable for other people's children.

Taking It to the Next Level With CPS and AUSL

Matt Farmer | Posted 02.19.2012 | Chicago
Matt Farmer

Just what kind of bump in Collins Academy's test scores was needed to get this "success story" back in "good standing?" The answer might surprise you. Buckle up and join me as we enter the upside-down world of big-money school reform.

Principal Racks Up $17K Worth Of Luxurious Purchases On CPS Credit Card

Posted 11.01.2011 | Chicago

Chicago Public Schools is examining almost $17,000 in charges on a CPS-issued credit card that a high school principal spent on exotic overseas travel...

After Rejecting Teacher Raises, CPS Set To Approve Executive Pay Hikes

Posted 08.22.2011 | Chicago

Though they voted last week to rescind four percent pay raises for teachers and union school workers, the Chicago Board of Education today is expected...