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  1. Local News ISAT scores across Illinois plummet after bar is raised

    From Chicago Tribune by Diane Rado: State exam scores plunged to record lows across most grades after the state raised the bar for passing the...

    Started by theschoolboards, 09-11-2013 09:39 AM
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  2. Local News CPS lays off more than 2,000, including 1,000 teachers

    From Chicago Tribune by Noreen S. Ahmed-Ullah: Citing a $1 billion budget deficit, Chicago Public Schools will lay off more than 2,000 employees,...

    Started by theschoolboards, 07-19-2013 09:32 AM
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  3. Local News Chicago public school property taxes going up for 2013

    From Chicago Tribune by Hal Dardick: Property taxes for Chicago Public Schools will rise on bills that come out next week, but the rates paid by...

    Started by theschoolboards, 06-26-2013 08:43 AM
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  4. Local News Hearing officers criticize CPS plans to shut schools

    From Chicago Tribune by Bob Specter and Noreen S. Ahmed-Ullah: Mayor Rahm Emanuel's push to shut 53 city elementary schools ran into an unexpected...

    Started by theschoolboards, 05-08-2013 11:09 AM
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  5. Local News More than 20 percent of city public schools on list for potential closure

    From WBEZ.com by Becky Vevea: Of the 681 Chicago Public Schools, 129 are still eligible for closure at the end of the academic year. CPS CEO...

    Started by theschoolboards, 02-14-2013 10:39 AM
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  6. Local News The proportion of privately run Chicago public schools to increase

    From WBEZ by Becky Vevea: At the same time Chicago Public Schools says it needs to close down schools, maybe as many as 100, it’s planning to open...

    Started by theschoolboards, 12-11-2012 09:48 AM
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  7. Local News For some, entering a city elite high school gets a little more difficult

    From Chicago Tribune by Noreen S. Ahmed-Ullah: Demographic tweaks to a complex enrollment system intended to ensure diversity at Chicago's best...

    Started by theschoolboards, 11-26-2012 11:01 AM
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  8. Local News Next Schools CEO Barbara Byrd-Bennett has done it all, from teacher to superintendent

    From Chicago Sun-Times by Rosalind Rossi and Lauren Fitzpatrick: When Barbara Byrd-Bennett joined long-stalled Chicago teacher contract talks on the...

    Started by theschoolboards, 10-12-2012 09:35 AM
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  9. Local News Brizard out as Chicago schools chief, Byrd-Bennett takes over

    http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/local/breaking/chi-jean-claude-brizard-out-as-cps-head-20121011,0,4611339.story

    Started by CWhitley, 10-12-2012 06:28 AM
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  10. Local News Interview with Chicago Teacher Union's Karen Lewis on Emanuel, Vitale — and Steinem

    From Chicago Sun-Times by Rosalind Rossi: Chicago Teachers Union President Karen Lewis hasn’t heard from Mayor Rahm Emanuel yet — but she has heard...

    Started by theschoolboards, 09-20-2012 09:19 AM
    chicago, chicago public, chicago teachers union, cps, karen lewis
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  11. Local News Classes Resume Wednesday as Chicago Teachers Stike Ends

    From Chicago Tribune by Noreen S. Ahmed-Ullah, Diane Rado and Bill Ruthhart: Delegates for the Chicago Teachers Union voted Tuesday to call off...

    Started by theschoolboards, 09-19-2012 09:44 AM
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  12. Local News Chicago Teacher Union's anger could be tough to quell

    From Chicago Tribune by Noreen S. Ahmed-Ullah, Bill Ruthhart and Joel Hood: Chicago Teachers Union President Karen Lewis and the union's other top...

    Started by theschoolboards, 09-18-2012 10:16 AM
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  13. Local News Tentative deal reached with striking Chicago teachers

    From Chicago Tribune by Hal Dardick, Ellen Jean Hirst and Joel Hood: Chicago Public Schools and the teachers union have reached a tentative...

    Started by theschoolboards, 09-14-2012 12:49 PM
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  14. Local News Job security at heart of 2 stumbling blocks to a Chicago teachers contract

    From Chicago Tribune by Bill Ruthhart and Diane Rado: Two issues being cited as primary stumbling blocks to a Chicago teachers contract are a recall...

    Started by theschoolboards, 09-11-2012 01:41 PM
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  15. Local News Chicago teachers contract talks take ‘positive’ turn, CTU official says

    From Chicago Sun-Times by Rosalind Rossi: Chicago teacher contract talks resume Friday after the presence of Chicago School Board President David...

    Started by theschoolboards, 09-07-2012 09:19 AM
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  16. Local News CPS students show gains on ACT, Prairie State Achievement Exam

    From Chicago Tribune by Joel Hood: Chicago public high school juniors showed improvement on key standardized tests in 2012, according to data...

    Started by theschoolboards, 08-22-2012 12:23 PM
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  17. Local News Chicago Public Schools, union both prepare for possibility of teachers strike

    From Chicago Sun-Times by Fran Spielman and Rosalind Rossi: Chicago Public School officials Monday were crafting contingency plans to keep students...

    Started by theschoolboards, 08-21-2012 10:47 AM
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  18. Local News CPS launches new school locator website

    From Chicago Tribune by Noreen S. Ahmed-Ullah: Chicago's complex public school system, which offers students numerous options for which school to...

    Started by theschoolboards, 08-17-2012 11:08 AM
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  19. Local News Third of CPS schools roll out longer days

    From Chicago Tribune by Joel Hood and Noreen S. Ahmed-Ullah: Students were back at their desks in more than a third of Chicago's public schools...

    Started by theschoolboards, 08-14-2012 08:59 AM
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  20. Local News Mayor Rahm Emanuel to pour $10 million into early childhood

    From Chicago Tribune by Noreen S. Ahmed-Ullah: Mayor Rahm Emanuel said Friday that the city is putting up $10 million to expand efforts to prepare...

    Started by theschoolboards, 08-06-2012 10:56 AM
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