Despite bad data and board discord, CPS renews contract with CPD.
Tag: Local School Councils
How to get rid of a CPS principal
The quest to fire Ogden International’s leader exposes flaws in the disciplinary mechanism.
CPS sat on evidence of record falsification for months before removing Ogden principal
Michael Beyer is suing the district for due process violations amid historic merger.
When local school councils go rogue, can anything be done?
Chicago’s local school governance boards have waned since they began 30 years ago, and some say there are no repercussions for LSCs that break the rules.
As TIFs keep collecting tax dollars, schools face more cuts
Mayor Emanuel sits on an estimated $1.7 billion in TIF reserves, but somehow schools face more cuts.
Mayor Emanuel sends the marines into Ames Middle School
Politicians plan to convert another neighborhood school into a military academy.
South-side legislator joins the fight for community schools—right before the election
In south-side legislative race, charges fly over who’s the real schools advocate.
Mea culpa—I confess!
When I make a mistake, it’s a beauty.
Let the LSCs Be
We don’t need to rewrite school reform because one LSC messes up.