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Let the Claypool countdown begin

Chicago Public Schools CEO Forrest Claypool should start thinking about updating his resume. If Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s past actions are any guide, Claypool will soon be out of a job. The choice of Claypool as CPS CEO was controversial from the

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CPS slammed for School Improvement Grant failures

Politico criticizes Chicago Public Schools (CPS) for failing to make progress in Here’s why $7 billion didn’t help America’s worst schools, which examines the outcomes of the stimulus-funded School Improvement Grants program. In a comparison of outcomes in Miami and Chicago,

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Are there any CPS parents on the Chicago Board of Education?

When Mayor Emanuel announced his original education team in 2011, the press release very carefully noted those board and senior staff members who were also Chicago Public Schools (CPS) parents. Three of the board members had children at a CPS school –

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