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Change of SubjectChicago Public Schools teacher RIch Kealey has an intriguing letter in Voice of the People today responding to the Dancing Lemons editorial: I completely agree that non-proficient, unmotivated teachers must go. ...My question is how the "worst" teachers...
Clout StPosted by John Byrne at 2:21 p.m. The percentage of Chicago Public Schools graduates going on to college continued to increase in the past year, Mayor Richard Daley and school officials announced today, though the city still lags behind the......
(WGN-AM) - Chicago Public Schools officials said that because of budget shortfalls, they could be forced to back away from promises not to cut classrooms and educational programs in the coming school year. Schools chief Ron Huberman said that because...
(WGN-AM) - Mayor Richard Daley and the head of the Chicago Public Schools are asking for patience from the public on the matter of the investigation into the role clout plays in admissions to selective Chicago schools. Daley says he personally knows of...
(WGN-AM)- The Chicago Tribune is reporting the Chicago Public Schools system was served a federal grand jury subpoena. The feds are investigating the systems application process at some of the city's selective schools. During a Media conference on...
Tribune ReportersFederal authorities have launched an investigation into the admissions practices at Chicago's selective enrollment schools, the Chicago Tribune has learned. Federal officials recently served a grand jury subpoena on Chicago Public Schools seeking...
(WGN-AM)- The first round of Chicago Public Schools layoffs is set to begin Wednesday when more than 550 administrative employees will be fired as part of a cost-cutting plan, district sources said. The cuts will come from a pool of about 5,300 non-...
(WGN-AM)- A good number of inquiring minds would first probably want to know, "What's a Maxi?" They are the rail cars with fewer seats that the CTA introduced last September to squeeze more riders onto crowded trains, particularly during rush hours...
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(WGN-AM)- Chicago Public Schools officials say they'll lay off 500 employees within the next few weeks and another 500 over the next year to help fill a budget shortfall. Spokeswoman Monique Bond says the cuts won't affect classrooms and the layoffs will...
Tribune reportersEvery year, scores of Chicago children are shot, knifed and beaten on the city streets. Almost as frequently, new policing strategies are rolled out, anti-violence programs are launched and private and public money is thrown at the problem. But youth...
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(WGN-AM) - Mayor Richard Daley found a bright spot in the ongoing internal investigation of how students get into the city's highly competitive magnet schools--he suggested it shows Chicago public education is on the rise. "Remember, we had most people...
(WGN-AM)- Federal authorities have launched an investigation into the admissions practices at Chicago's selective enrollment schools, the Chicago Tribune has learned. Federal officials served a grand jury subpoena on Chicago Public Schools recently...
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