Chicago to change school rating system

Chicago to change school rating system
Chicago to change school rating system

Chicago to change school rating system

Chicago Public Schools has long used a complicated formula to hold schools accountable for academic performance. It has also been criticized for making high stakes decisions, like firing staff and shuttering schools, based on this complicated test score data. We talk to CPS’s Chief of Accountability John Barker about the role of accountability today and why the district is changing the formula. Photo: Flickr/Robert Couse-Baker