Graduation Rates

CPS Lowers Four Years Of Inflated Graduation RatesThe 69.4 percent graduation rate originally reported by CPS for the 2013-14 school year – which Mayor Rahm Emanuel had called a record high for the district – was lowered to 66.3 percent. The three previous years’ graduation rates also were dropped an average of more than 2 points each year.
Baffoe: The NCAA Needs To Stop Misleading UsWith all the excitement and gravitas and craziness of the NCAA men’s basketball tournament come a few lame byproducts.
Emanuel Defends Choice Of Controversial New School BossMayor-elect Rahm Emanuel defended what to some was a controversial choice to run Chicago's public schools.