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  • Emanuel sitting down with city education leaders as he plots schools policy

     
    Posted by John Chase at 4:46 p.m. Chicago mayoral candidate Rahm Emanuel is sitting down with some top local education leaders to fine-tune his platform on Chicago Public Schools, which he has said will be a major part of his......
  • Clean slate: No incumbents chosen by New Trier High School Caucus

     
    Following a failed $174 million referendum earlier this year, the New Trier High School Caucus is looking for a change of leadership with its slate …...
  • Parents support principal, ask for his contract to be renewed

     
    Maureen Rizzo said her daughter was bullied for several years – but when Brian Greene became the principal at Prairie Crossing Charter School three years …...
  • L.A. Unified gets praise for authorizing, overseeing charter schools

     
    A 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......
  • Live blogging the final Chicago mayor's debate

     
    Posted by Tribune staff at 6:42 p.m. This blog will be updated live between 7 and 8 p.m. And we're done. Tonight is the final debate between the four major candidates for Chicago mayor. It'll be broadcast live on WLS-TV.......
  • Emanuel visits South Side charter school

     
    Posted by Erin Meyer at 4:05 p.m. Rahm Emanuel continued his victory lap around Chicago today with a visit to a South Side charter school. The Ralph Ellison campus of the Chicago International Charter School, at 1817 W. 80th Street,......
  • Illinois House approves Chicago charter school changes

     
    Posted by Todd Wilson at 6:43 p.m. SPRINGFIELD --- The Illinois House today approved a measure to make sure five future charter schools in Chicago focus on helping students who attend underachieving and overcrowded schools. Lawmakers voted 83-20 to send.....
  • Reaction rolling in on new CPS CEO Brizard

     
    Posted 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...
  • Emanuel defends new charter schools

    Emanuel defends new charter schools
    Mayor Rahm Emanuel on Tuesday dismissed criticism aimed at his hand-picked school board’s decision to approve seven new charter schools after it shuttered 47 neighborhood schools last year, saying they’re two separate issues. The mayor...
  • CPS votes to open 7 more charter schools

    CPS votes to open 7 more charter schools
    While Chicago’s Board of Education on Wednesday approved just seven of 17 proposals for new charter schools, the growth of privately run schools in the city remains on a pace sought by advocates. Five of the seven schools that got the go-ahead are...
  • Could you build a better school?

    Could you build a better school?
    If you could build a school from the ground up, what would you do? How would you design it? What would you teach? Indianapolis is in the midst of a fascinating competition under the guise of something called the Innovation School Fellowship. It's a...