Mayor Dismisses Study That Shows Little Advantage At Charter SchoolsThe mayor didn’t dispute published study showing privately-run charter schools might be performing no better than regular public schools. Emanuel said that’s yesterday’s debate. He said the issue is making sure every school does a good job.
Lincoln Park H.S. Students Walk Out To Protest Teacher FiringsA few hundred students staged a walkout Friday morning at Lincoln Park High School -- one of the state's top schools -- to protest the firings of several teachers, as the school prepares to expand a rigorous program.
Clemente High School To Adopt International Baccalaureate CurriculumMayor Rahm Emanuel announced Thursday that Roberto Clemente High School will become Chicago's third school offering solely the rigorous and prestigious International Baccalaureate program.
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Vallas: Study Vindicates Rigorous International Baccalaureate ProgramFormer Chicago Public Schools chief executive officer Paul Vallas says new research from the University of Chicago vindicates a program he instituted that had many doubters.