Chicago’s military education chief quietly resigned after ‘systemic failures’ involving student sex abuse
The resignation of Col. Daniel L. Baggio is the end of a saga that shows how military education leaders in Chicago played by their own rules — with devastating consequences for students who weren’t protected.
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Education department officials stressed that the community group partners in the $9 million initiative will offer far more than violence interruption.
The former Von Humboldt Elementary in Humboldt Park, which closed in 2013, is poised to become an 107-unit apartment complex geared toward teachers.
The Illinois State Board of Education held its first budget hearing Tuesday. Educators, school leaders, parents, and advocates called for more money for education.
Black trauma doesn’t have to be channeled into some inspiring lesson.
Hershey the guinea pig struggled with change. So did I.
The appointee will join the board as it embarks on its first national superintendent search in over a decade
Most of the candidates in Marion County’s school board elections are in competitive elections, and the most crowded race has four candidates.
New chair says she wants to get new members up to speed on the process
Video from a meeting between students and district staff reveals tensions in the dispute over the podcast trademark, which is now the subject of a lawsuit.
The Newark Community Street Team will partner with the Newark Opportunity Youth Network charter school to support student mental health and provide violence prevention and intervention.
After 110 days in office, Superintendent Tony Watlington said Philadelphia schools district must do better.
Despite growing interest, the sport remains inaccessible for many students
One football player said ‘we’re out here doing it’ for the slain student, Nicolas Elizalde.
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The new program, called College Choice, will provide up to $15,000 a year, after financial aid, to cover any remaining tuition costs for city teens in foster care at any college they choose.
The board is responding to recommendations from a recent equity audit.
Two of the three incumbents face challengers in three races.
Two of the candidates running for reelection are longtime board members.
The changes are supposed to be reflective of a system that pushes for improvements and support for all students, officials said.
Filling out the application can take time, be overwhelming, and, at times, feel invasive for families. But in the end, the process can be worth it because it opens students to a variety of money for college, experts say.
Grant program helps students create safe spaces and activities that keep them connected
The district has budgeted roughly half its COVID relief funding to focus on student instruction.
A big issue for board members will be overseeing a $154 million referendum that pays for teachers and STEM programming.
With the school year underway, Chalkbeat wants to share some of the inspiring moments and innovative lessons inside the classrooms.
Plaintiffs sought to use tax-protected MESP accounts to pay tuition at private, religious K-12 schools
The sobering new state test scores show a glimpse into the severity of the pandemic’s toll on student learning and the efforts school leaders must take to recover from it.
There are four candidates for three positions on the IPS board.
Four incumbents are on the ballot for school board in Wayne Township, which is working on a strategic plan to help student achievement.
A district of around 6,700 students in southwest Marion County, Decatur reported some staffing challenges earlier this year.
The schools could become the third and fourth to be removed from the innovation network since its creation.
The list of demands from the union are the latest in an outpouring of public comments, questions, and concerns about the district’s proposed overhaul.
Q & A: Chicago Public Schools’ academic chief on pandemic recovery and her goal to rethink the status quo
Bogdana Chkoumbova, the district’s chief education officer, spoke about her plan to help students bounce back academically.
Network leader leaves the door open for future proposals
Doug Mastriano wants a big cut in state school aid, while Josh Shapiro wants more — and more equitable — funding for public schools.
Eighth graders with course grades in the top 15% of their class last year will have priority in scoring seats at some of NYC’s most selective high schools.
Follow the teacher’s lesson plan. Form relationships with students. When all else fails, use your acting skills.
In the two Washington Township school board races, just one race is contested.
The Pike Township candidates will seek to stabilize the district after a tumultuous year that included staff protests and declining test scores.
The recovery comes after a three-year slide
The Chicago Board of Education on Wednesday voted 4-3 to buy nearly two acres as part of a land swap agreement with the Chicago Housing Authority for the proposed site of a new high school.
After 11 years of declining enrollment, Chicago Public Schools now serves 322,106 children, making it the nation’s fourth largest district after Miami-Dade County Public Schools, which serves 324,961 students.