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  • Glencoe families help fund charter school in Englewood neighborhood

     
    Residents of one of Chicago’s richest suburbs have come together to help one of Chicago’s poorest neighborhoods. Glencoe and Chicago’s Englewood neighborhood seemingly couldn’t be …...
  • Experimental inner-city, all-boys school gets a grade of `incomplete,' for now

     
    There's been a refreshing "Stand and Deliver" quality to the stories about Urban Prep Academy for Young Men, the all-black, all-male public charter school in Chicago's Englewood neighborhood that's sending all 107 graduates to college this fall. This week...
  • Bill Gates rallies charter school leaders in Chicago

     
    Rallying the faithful, Bill Gates told a national audience of teachers, business leaders and policymakers in Chicago today that the charter school movement "is the only place innovation will come from," while exhorting them to set the bar even higher if...
  • U.S. gives school a clean bill of health

    U.S. gives school a clean bill of health
    Could the Southwest Side be quietly hosting the healthiest school in the Midwest? If you judge by a prestigious federal award program, it very well might. Tuesday morning the Academy of Global Citizenship, nestled in the shadow of Midway Airport,...
  • March 22: Midday Fix - Readeo

    March 22: Midday Fix - Readeo
    Readeo Tips for reading with your children Do it! Take the time to read every day Use Readeo to get the extended family involved Let children pick out their own books from the bookstore or library Make it interactive -- point things out to a child...
  • City schools unveil cost-saving consolidations

    Some neighborhood schools would be consolidated and some charter or magnet schools given more space in a cost-saving measure being considered by Chicago Public Schools, interim CEO Terry Mazany announced today. “It's no secret that Chicago has a...
  • LeBron's Mom arrested, Pres. Obama golf friend arrested, Philly police commish wants more $$ than Weis made, Lots of love on American Idol, Rahm's toga, Stone says Daley is disloyal, Tina Fey pregnant and what if Couric had changed her name?

    Here's what happened.  What's happening.  And what's going to happen. LeBron’s mom arrested for assault  Obama high school friend/golf buddy arrested in undercover prostitute sting Philly police commish wants too much $$$ to come here ($...
  • Setting up possible union fight, Emanuel picks new team to helm CPS

    Setting up possible union fight, Emanuel picks new team to helm CPS
    Mayor-elect Rahm Emanuel pushed ahead with his pledge to reshape Chicago Public Schools on Monday, introducing an executive team led by a reformer from Rochester, N.Y., who has been unafraid to mix it up with teachers unions and parents. Jean-Claude...
  • Thursday, January 27, 2011

    5 a.m. - 8:30 a.m. Greg Jarrett 7:09 a.m. Mayoral candidate William 'Doc' Walls joins Greg Jarrett in studio. 7:39 a.m. Steve Shenbaum, IMG Performance Institute President, discusses how athletes such as Jay Cutler can avoid extreme media, fan & peer...
  • Meeting on new city schools' plans turns boisterous

    Hoping to learn more about new charter school proposals in Chicago, several hundred parents, teachers and activists crowded into a South Side community center this morning for a contentious, sometimes theatrical, meeting about education in the city. The...
  • Jan 26: Poll Results

    MORNING NEWS POLL: Do you think the Brothel Law should be enforced in Evanston to keep more than 3 people from living in the same residence? Yes: 43% No: 57% MIDDAY NEWS POLL: Did you watch President Obama's State of the Union Address? Yes: 48% No: 52%...
  • CPS charter meeting: Long lines, superheroes

    The drama got into full swing even before the Chicago Public Schools board meeting began this morning. Charter school supporters lined the four-block radius of CPS headquarters at 125 S. Clark St. as parents wearing superhero costumes--Superman and...