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.
Mayor Touts Gains In High School Achievement Test ScoresMayor Rahm Emanuel is cautiously pleased with the latest achievement test results for the Chicago Public Schools.
Emanuel: School Test Scores Good, But Not Good EnoughMayor Rahm Emanuel says he’s happy—but not satisfied—with the latest test schools from the Chicago Public Schools.
Due To State Cut, Some Students Must Take ACT TwiceThe State of Illinois decided to scrap the writing portion of the ACT to save money, and for some students, that has turned out to be a problem.
U of Ill. Puts Law School Dean On Leave Over DataUniversity of Illinois officials say a law school dean of admissions is on administrative leave after the university received complaints that grade and standardized test data for the incoming class had been inflated on university literature.
ACT Scores Show Many Illinois Students Aren't Ready For CollegeThe class of 2011 is heading off to college this fall, but a new study suggests many aren't ready.
Brizard Says He Won't Accept Bonus For Improved Test ScoresChicago Public Schools chief executive officer Jean-Claude Brizard says that if he is offered a salary bonus for raising students’ test scores, he won't accept it.