Our current state policy of student refusal is putting our children in an impossible situation. Our state needs a clear, consistent and humane opt out policy.
The principal of one of the city's top public elementary schools has announced her plans to leave at the end of the school year, a decision that was influenced by new federal testing mandates.
Lawmakers in Springfield are rushing through FY15 budget bills that would negatively impact remaining current year funding at K-12 and higher education institutions and immediately cut payments to important programs and state services.
Oral arguments will be heard at 9:30 a.m. Tuesday, March 31 on the appeal of class certification in a CTU lawsuit against the “turnaround” process.
Many of the proposals are designed to vastly improve the academic and social/emotional supports for Chicago’s most underserved students, who rely on the city’s public schools to improve their life opportunities.