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In Video, Consultant Treats CPS Teachers Like Small Children

A video posted on You Tube apparently shows a consultant running a professional development seminar and treating Chicago Public School teachers like kindergartners.


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CPS Threatens To Discipline Teachers Who Boycott ISAT

Chicago Public Schools CEO Barbara Byrd-Bennett has threatened to seek to remove the state certification of teachers who refuse to administer next week’s Illinois Standards Achievement Test, after many teachers planned a boycott.


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CPS Parents Call For Boycott Of ISAT Testing

Next week starts ISAT testing and a parents’ group is calling for a boycott.


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Illinois To Raise Bar For Standardized Testing

Illinois’ K-12 population will be held to stricter performance standards in state testing.


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Chicago Schools Delay ISAT Tests A Week

Chicago Public Schools are pushing back the start of key state exams by one week, to the second week of March, after schools complained that snow days had swallowed up their test preparation time.