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Clout StPosted by Noreen Ahmed-Ullah at 1:55 p.m. City education reform groups are praising Mayor-elect Rahm Emanuel's selection today of Jean-Claude Brizard as the new Chicago Public Schools CEO while community groups are raising concerns. Phyllis Lockett, who...
Could the Southwest Side be quietly hosting the healthiest school in the Midwest? If you judge by a prestigious federal award program, it very well might. Tuesday morning the Academy of Global Citizenship, nestled in the shadow of Midway Airport,...
TribLocal - Winnetka & Northfield » NewsFollowing a failed $174 million referendum earlier this year, the New Trier High School Caucus is looking for a change of leadership with its slate …...
TribLocal - Grayslake » NewsMaureen Rizzo said her daughter was bullied for several years â€“ but when Brian Greene became the principal at Prairie Crossing Charter School three years …...
L.A. NOWA nonprofit that examines the authorization of charter schools gave good marks Thursday to the Los Angeles Unified School District -- a finding that may surprise some local charter school operators who have long battled the school system. The thumbs-up......
Tribune staff reporterAnyone who has tried to control a single first-grader can develop a deep admiration for Michelle Glick. On a recent morning at Armstrong Elementary School in Rogers Park, she led a large group of 6- and 7-year-olds in an intense 30-minute cardio...
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Tribune staff reporterThe 10-year-old boy sat grinning at the colorful cellophane wrappers piled in front of him. Moments earlier they'd held three warm doughnuts. Now the treats were in the fifth-grader's belly – along with 600 calories, 18 grams of fat and 36 grams of...
Change of SubjectThere's been a refreshing "Stand and Deliver" quality to the stories about Urban Prep Academy for Young Men, the all-black, all-male public charter school in Chicago's Englewood neighborhood that's sending all 107 graduates to college this fall. This week...
Chicago Breaking NewsRallying the faithful, Bill Gates told a national audience of teachers, business leaders and policymakers in Chicago today that the charter school movement "is the only place innovation will come from," while exhorting them to set the bar even higher if...
Tribune staff reporterWhen is the decision? On Friday. Voting in Copenhagen begins at 5 p.m. -- that's 10 a.m. in Chicago. If Chicago is eliminated in one of the early rounds of voting, we'll learn then. But if it's one of the final contenders, word won't come out until...
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(WGN-AM)- A new law that doubles the number of charter schools allowed in Illinois also will give the state an edge in the competition for roughly $5 billion of federal money meant to encourage school reform, Gov. Pat Quinn said today as he signed the...
Clout StPosted by John Byrne at 11:22 a.m.; updated at 3:26 p.m. Mayor Richard Daley's new choice to lead the Chicago Park District board said today he expects to face the challenge of providing as many park programs as possible to......
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