In neighborhoods across Chicago where development and gentrification have taken hold, middle-income families are staying in the city and raising children. But there’s one aspect of city life many have been slow to embrace: their nearby public school.
Chicago mayoral candidate Rahm Emanuel on Sunday rolled out his wide-ranging plan for improving Chicago’s public schools by lengthening the school day, giving parents the authority to shut down under-performing schools and holding school leaders more accountable for the system’s succ
Yesterday marked the end of the public service career of Mr. Ron Huberman. Until he is appointed again somewhere else.We have had a good ride alongside Mr. Huberman, from his time at OEMC (911 center) to head of the CTA (doomsday) to Chicago Public Schools (swine flu?).
Mayoral Candidate Gery Chico is getting the endorsement of a Chicago education heavyweight Paul Vallas. Vallas was the former CEO of Chicago Public Schools before leaving to head public schools in Philadelphia and later New Orleans.
Top story: Terry Mazany, you are the next contestant to "FIX THESE SCHOOLS!!!!" (audience applause, soft rock plays, Mazany pumps fists).(Photoshop wizard/Anthony Abraham) Terry Mazany will take over for Ron Huberman as the interim CEO
The Chicago Public Schools Board of Education is expected to consider a temporary schools chief at its meeting today Wednesday.Mayor Richard Daley yesterday nominated Terry Mazany as interim CEO of Chicago Public Schools, the country’s third largest schools system. Mazany will work for $1.
A correction has been made to this storyMayoral candidate Gery Chico has vowed to slash Chicago Public Schools central office by a third if he’s elected. Chico made his announcement while he unveiled his education platform.