This year Chicago Public Schools announced plans to close, turnaround or phase out over 15 schools. If the latest round is approved, Chicago will have shut down or turned around more than 100 schools over the last decade.
Some Chicago parents and community leaders protested Chicago Public Schools' recent proposal to close, turnaround and phase out some of the under performing schools in the district at Chicago's City Hall today.Rev.
Chicago Public Schools unveiled a list of so-called school actions this week, including 10 school turnarounds, replacing the entire staff with new faces.Some schools will be closed outright and others will be what CPS calls "phased out," which means no new students will be accepted; as current stude
Chicago Public Schools is trying some controversial strategies to improve under-performing schools. CPS announced Wednesday that it wants to close two elementary schools and phase out two under-performing high schools.
Chicago is handing out new report cards to each of its schools. The grades are meant to spark discussion between parents and schools about how to improve.At Spry Community School, Principal Nilda Medina says the report cards are about transparency.