In defiance to the state board of education, Chicago Public Schools last month said they wouldn’t administer the Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers, PARCC, exam to all students in the district. In a reversal, CPS CEO Barbara Byrd-Bennett announced Monday they would administer the test. Also, music from In Tall Buildings.
Refugee students may lose critical support services that help them adjust to life in the U.S. because federal funds are instead set to be diverted to deal with the surge of unaccompanied children at the border.
We take a closer look at the demolition of the Sheraton Hotel in Gary, and how its destruction impacts the community. And, how CPS test scores divide students between the worst and best high schools. And the musical sounds of duo Tall Heights.