Illinois

Research on schools' use of "default" college-preparatory curricula reveals some sobering downsides, write Christopher Mazzeo, Elaine Allensworth, and Valerie Lee.
April 28, 2010 – Education Week
Revelations that U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan kept a log of calls from powerful people trying to get students into top Chicago high schools has raised questions.
March 31, 2010 – Education Week
High school students took and passed more courses as requirements increased, but the change did not boost grades or college-going, a study finds.
March 31, 2010 | Updated: May 6, 2016 – Education Week
The average salary and benefits of Illinois’ top school executives grew 4.1 percent last year, about 10 times faster than raises enjoyed by other wage earners in the Chicago metropolitan area, according to state data.
March 10, 2010 – Education Week
Harsh conduct codes and heavy police presence may make schools less safe than more flexible measures, write Johanna Wald and Lisa Thurau.
February 24, 2010 – Education Week
The multistate effort seeks to remove the barriers that have hindered previous attempts to turn around low-performing schools.
February 3, 2010 – Education Week
When Chicago gave school principals more latitude to fire teachers who lacked tenure, faculty attendance improved, a new study finds.
February 3, 2010 | Updated: May 9, 2016 – Education Week
A capstone book from Chicago researchers sees the interplay of those “essential supports” as critical to improving student outcomes.
January 27, 2010 | Updated: May 9, 2016 – Education Week

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