Category Archives: School reform

South Side forum examines CPS

By Daschell M. Phillips Staff Writer Parents on the South Side said the new socio-economic admissions process being used by Chicago Public Schools to replace race as a consideration with diversity to selective enrollment high schools is not effective. Parents … Continue reading

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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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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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