Tim Cawley’s departure means all but one of Emanuel’s public school appointees is gone.
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The school board’s moment of insight on charters
In the category of good news, Mayor Rahm’s school board punts on Noble’s proposal to open a new charter high school in Uptown—just in time for Karen Lewis and Troy LaRaviere to talk about it at next week’s First Tuesdays show at the Hideout.
Why did Mayor Emanuel stonewall the Tribune?
The newspaper spent months fighting for information from the Chicago Public Schools.
Professor Rahm lectures on contract law
Under fire from the Tribune on interest-rate swaps at CPS, Mayor Rahm tries to explain why investment bankers have more contractual rights than ordinary teachers, firefighters, and cops.
Mayor Emanuel sends the marines into Ames Middle School
Politicians plan to convert another neighborhood school into a military academy.
Rahm’s school board and the teachers’ union actually agree on charter law
Chicago officials don’t want their hands tied by state charter rules.
Promising CPS principal follows promising CPS administrator to Madison
Nancy Hanks and Jennifer Cheatham are putting their skills to work—elsewhere.
How Chicago’s five-year school plan was dead on arrival
With more budget cuts, Mayor Emanuel dooms the education polices he forced into place.
School closings in Chicago—I ain’t over ’em yet!
Mayor Emanuel’s decision to close 50 schools only seems to get worse with time.
Welcome back from spring break, CPS teachers!
Chicago’s public school teachers return from spring break to discover that a lot of things may soon disappear—like their jobs!