Sources say the Chicago Public Schools (CPS) Inspector General is looking into how Benito Juarez Community Academy High School uses “benchmark recovery” — a grading system that is supposed to help failing students meet standards. CBS 2’s Dave Savini reports.
A teacher at Antioch High School is facing charges for allegedly changing the grades of 64 students in September.
Parents of Chicago Public School students can now go online to see how CPS grades each of its schools, but some parents say the grades are confusing, especially when some of the top graded schools have so many kids testing below national standards.
An investigation at the University of Illinois has found that a College of Law assistant dean of admissions tampered with student data for years.
Tuesday was report card pick-up day for some Chicago Public Schools and it could put some principals on the hot seat. Parents aren’t only getting their child’s progress report, they’re also getting a print-out on how the school itself is doing.
There’s more to exercise than losing weight. It boosts kids’ brainpower, too.
The 2010 Chicago Bears’ season went better than the early signs indicated. After a bye week that included a refocusing of the offensive attack, the Bears thrived down the stretch and made it to the Conference Championship game.