Category Archives: Education

Education articles published in the Hyde Park Herald

Teacher’s union head keeps swinging

By DASCHELL M. PHILLIPS  Staff Writer Teachers and parent representatives plied the board of education with suggestions on how to fill the budget gap at the Chicago Public Schools board of education meeting last Wednesday so that more teachers could be … Continue reading

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Black Pearl High?

By DASCHELL M. PHILLIPS Staff Writer The Chicago Public School Board of Education at its monthly meeting last Wednesday approved the Joshua Johnston, a charter school proposed by Little Black Pearl Art and Design Center and Prologue. Joshua Johnston, which … Continue reading

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Magnet schools’ stats in

By DASCHELL M. PHILLIPS Staff Writer Chicago Public Schools released preliminary data on its new selective and magnet school enrollment strategy July 20 showing a slight dip in African American enrollment. CPS’s new policy replaced race-based considerations with socioeconomic criteria. … Continue reading

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Union boss bucks Daley

By DASCHELL M. PHILLIPS Staff Writer Mayor Richard Daley and Chicago Public Schools (CPS) officials met with newly elected Chicago Teachers Union president Karen Lewis Friday to discuss the CPS deficit. Lewis said she rejected the city’s proposal to forego … Continue reading

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Little Black Pearl may start school

By DASCHELL M. PHILLIPS Staff Writer   After a yearlong review, Chicago Public Schools (CPS) held a public hearing last Monday for the Joshua Johnston Charter School, which was proposed by Little Black Pearl Art Center and Prologue Alternative School. … Continue reading

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