CPS administrators touted a graduation rate of 65.4 percent for the class of 2013, topping last year’s mark of 61.2 percent.
The City College system says things are looking up, with a 71 percent increase in the graduation rate.
The head of the Chicago Public School system will be doing a little chest-thumping today about the high school graduation rate.
While much of the talk about Chicago schools revolves around a potential teachers strike, one education reform group kicked off the summer this weekend with a push for more charter schools.
The head of the City Colleges of Chicago says she is seeing small signs of progress, as she and the system’s leadership try to reverse some disturbing trends at the community colleges.
Of the 32 teams left in the men’s and women’s NCAA tournaments, only four don’t have a graduation rate above 50 percent, according to a new study.