Children pushed new yellow pencils into sharpeners, and a few kindergartners shed tears after their parents left them Monday, the first day of school for more than 5,000 charter school students in Chicago.School officials used the early return to school at the charters to again call for a longer sch
Under a freshly inked contract, Chicago's new schools CEO Jean-Claude Brizard will be expected to significantly boost graduation rates, increase test scores, and get more kindergartners and preschoolers to enroll in school. It's the first time a Chicago's schools CEO has been given a performanc
Terry Mazany wrapped up his brief time as interim CEO of Chicago Public Schools this week. He believes that the incoming team shares his focus on high standards, strong curriculums, investment in quality teaching and great principal leadership.
When I came in today, I asked my colleagues covering the Blagojevich trial for good nuggets! You know, stuff that won't make the newscasts but were funny observations. They really didn't have any. Why? Because this trial is really, really, really boring.