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You might find Cescily Washington teaching a dance class at a Chicago public school, standing before her young students dressed in her black leotard with her hair pulled back into a bun. Other times she's preparing for upcoming events, such as the North...
What are the lessons learned from the Chicago Teachers Union strike and its battle with Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel, and what does the future look like going forward? "This didn't have anything to do with the children; this was an adult fight," said the...
Chicago teachers and administrators started talking again Monday, hours after the educators' union called a strike and school officials said they had nothing left to give. Public school teachers launched their first strike in the city in 25 years...
Teachers and students came together for a special education summit Monday. Education leaders met at Manual High School for Transform 12. áThe goal was to get teachers pumped for the upcoming school year and to look at how far Indiana has already come...
Steve ChapmanCan Chicago provide the advantages of a Catholic school education to public school students -- and without violating the separation of church and state? Apparently it can. This article in Education Next, maybe the best periodical on school issues, tells.....
Change of SubjectThe "Weeks in Review" feature is now an open thread in which commenters can talk about any current events or cultural phenomena that have caught their attention, including but limited to the topics brought up in our traditional roundup of......
Change of SubjectA roundup of state and local news-review and weekly political chat shows. Descriptions provided by the broadcast outlets in most cases: The Afternoon Shift (WBEZ-FM 91.5) Host Rick Kogan talks about the week's two hottest stories -- school closings and......
Change of SubjectA collection of links related to CPS/CTU issues for interested parents and community members to consult in the coming days: Chicago Schools Notebook -- "News and scoops on schools in the city" from the Tribune. Catalyst Chicago -- "Independent reporting.....
TribLocal - Gurnee ╗ NewsWoodland District 50 wants the Illinois legislature to change the process for funding state-approved charter schools, officials said. The school board on April 24 voted …...
TribLocal - Plainfield ╗ NewsPlans to open a charter school to serve Joliet's middle and high school students has gotten a thumbs down by Joliet Elementary School District 86 …...
TribLocal - Glen Ellyn ╗ NewsA group that helps homeless people in DuPage County has announced that a Glen Ellyn man will become the agency’s chief executive officer. Bridge Communities …...
TribLocal - Wilmette & Kenilworth ╗ NewsCiting China’s increased importance as a world super power, Wilmette educators are considering offering Mandarin Chinese to fifth grade students next fall. The language was …...
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