School Turnarounds

CPS Principal: Data Shows Neighborhood Schools Outperform ChartersAn influential Chicago Public Schools principal has said the district’s own figures show much of Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s education reform plan isn’t working.
Parents Slam CPS Plans To Spend Nearly $10M On Office FurnitureThe Chicago Public Schools’ plan to more than double its budget for office furniture was not sitting well with parents, especially those who believe schools are being shortchanged.
Brizard Defends Decision To Close Or 'Turn Around' 17 SchoolsImprove schools by turning them around with a new leadership team, or close them; that was the message that the head of the Chicago Public Schools took to a South Side church congregation Sunday, following the school board's decision last week to close or "turn around" 17 schools.
Study: School Turnarounds Don't WorkA new study is throwing cold water on Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s school “turnaround” effort.
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