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Chicago Charter Schools

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  • 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......
  • 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 …...
  • 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 …...
  • 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......
  • Glencoe families help fund charter school in Englewood neighborhood

     
    Residents of one of Chicago’s richest suburbs have come together to help one of Chicago’s poorest neighborhoods. Glencoe and Chicago’s Englewood neighborhood seemingly couldn’t be …...
  • Experimental inner-city, all-boys school gets a grade of `incomplete,' for now

     
    There'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...
  • Bill Gates rallies charter school leaders in Chicago

     
    Rallying 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...
  • U.S. gives school a clean bill of health

    U.S. gives school a clean bill of health
    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,...
  • CPS charter meeting: Long lines, superheroes

    The drama got into full swing even before the Chicago Public Schools board meeting began this morning. Charter school supporters lined the four-block radius of CPS headquarters at 125 S. Clark St. as parents wearing superhero costumes--Superman and...
  • Jan 26: Poll Results

    MORNING NEWS POLL: Do you think the Brothel Law should be enforced in Evanston to keep more than 3 people from living in the same residence? Yes: 43% No: 57% MIDDAY NEWS POLL: Did you watch President Obama's State of the Union Address? Yes: 48% No: 52%...
  • Meeting on new city schools' plans turns boisterous

    Hoping to learn more about new charter school proposals in Chicago, several hundred parents, teachers and activists crowded into a South Side community center this morning for a contentious, sometimes theatrical, meeting about education in the city. The...