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  • State-mandated school testing

    I am writing in response to “CPS to snub new exam mandate; Limiting computer-driven test could risk federal aid, feed debate” (News, Jan. 19). The article should have been titled “CPS goes rogue: Where are the state auditors?”
  • Mayoral candidate: CPS should drop fight over discrimination lawsuit

     Mayoral candidate: CPS should drop fight over discrimination lawsuit
    Cook County Commissioner Jesus "Chuy" Garcia, a mayoral candidate backed by the Chicago Teachers Union, said Chicago Public Schools should "end its self-defeating fight" against a federal lawsuit alleging pregnant teachers were targeted for firing by...

    Elect the Chicago school board?

    Elect the Chicago school board?
    The four challengers to Mayor Rahm Emanuel were emphatic at the Tribune Editorial Board debate Tuesday: They would willingly surrender the vast power of the mayor to guide public education in the city. They support an elected school board. Twenty...

    Common Core test spurs angst among educators, parents

    Common Core test spurs angst among educators, parents
    When students in DuPage County's Lake Park High School District took a field test of Illinois' new state exam last spring, the reaction stunned administrators: "Our students said it was the hardest thing they've ever taken," said Superintendent Lynne...

    Soccer Ball raises money for Chicago Public Schools

     Soccer Ball raises money for Chicago Public Schools
    It was another sellout crowd for the 9th annual Soccer Ball benefiting Urban Initiatives at Morgan Manufacturing in the Fulton Market district Jan. 23. Nearly 1,000 guests enjoyed multiple food stations, open bars, dancing, a photo booth, silent and...