Arne Duncan has been quietly carrying out the anti-LSC agenda of his predecessors Paul Vallas and Gery Chico.
Insiders spill the dirt on the Vallas-Chico revolution.
George Schmidt made his point: the CASE test was worthless. But the quality of the test wasn’t the issue in court.
All public school kids are required to take the Chicago Academic Standards Examinations, but some teachers have decided they can’t take it anymore.
With Vallas gone, a formerly isolated parents’ group contemplates a new era.
The Board of Education just dumped an organization of private donors that was pouring hundreds of thousands of dollars into after-school programs. What were they thinking?
Most agree that teaching kids to refrain from sex is a good idea, but should sex ed stop there? And should the Moonies be the ones teaching abstinence in public schools?
Chicago teachers are left scrambling as their HMO and the school board reach an impasse.
Paul Vallas’s crackdown on “social promotion” may be keeping smart kids back.
After 30 years of sometimes raucous teaching, a Whitney Young favorite bids farewell.
Paul Vallas’s latest maneuver looks like an end run around LSC autonomy.
Why did some of Whitney Young’s brightest students score a zero on the IGAP standardized test?
Roosevelt High pulls off a startling upset at the city algebra contest
Schoolkids startle their elders with art of unexpected power.
A snap decision extinguishes one of the Public Schools’ brightest lights.