An overhaul of the district’s career education programs seeks to make classes more challenging and put career-track students on the path to higher ed, but many schools have lost programs, and fewer students are participating overall.
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Yeah. An for about four years (back to Ron Huberman) CPS communications people were doubling down on that "billion dollar deficit" talking point, until too many people realized it was a lie -- as...
I think this is good if it makes it more difficult for people to become teachers as there are so many mediocre teachers already. It is my hope this will inhibit them. Though it might just be more...
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National Union Chief Praises Duncan (& Others)
The praise for Arne Duncan just keeps flowing in -- even as a rival, Denver's Michael Bennet, emerges on the scene, with even less experience and accomplishments than Duncan.
Here, AFT union chief Randi Weingarten lauds the cooperative relationship between Duncan and the CTU (Education and the Unions). It's not clear if this is done with a straight face.
Meanwhile, EdWeek reports that Bennet, Duncan Undergo Background Checks.
And the New Orleans Times Picayune reports that Vallas says he is not in running.
I can't believe that this guy Duncan is still standing, given the Blagojevich scandal and all.