Ray Salazar: When students can have access to schools closer to a parent's job, a caretaker's home, a safer neighborhood, or a school easily accessible to public transportation, low-income students stand a better chance of stability.
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August 21, 2014
August 01, 2014
A 150-page report by a task force on truancy in Chicago Public Schools proposed wide ranging reforms on both the local and state levels to cut absenteeism in Chicago Public Schools.
July 16, 2014
The news comes after a Sunday poll showing Lewis ahead of Emanuel by 9 percentage points in a head-to-head match-up.
July 01, 2014
Stakeholders from Philadelphia and Chicago share best practices on engaging communities where traditional, neighborhood schools are being shuttered while the charter sector expands.
June 27, 2014
Steadily declining enrollment in the nation's third largest school system has prompted officials there to reduce both teaching and nonteaching staff members.
June 18, 2014
Researchers from the University of Illinois found that parents felt excluded from the process, are distrustful of the school system, and want a voice in closure decisions.
June 09, 2014
The third-largest school district in the country will offer computer science to elementary students and make it part of the core curriculum.
June 03, 2014
Klonsky: What we know for sure is that all over the country, power-philanthropists are making "gifts" to resource-starved school systems.
June 02, 2014
The Securities and Exchange Commission charged the operators with defrauding investors in a $37.5 million bond offering for school construction by failing to disclose conflicts of interest.
May 22, 2014
Meier: States are making it easier to hand over our schools to private interests or providing money to existing private schools.