The historic closing of 49 elementary schools in Chicago left many parents bitter and feeling left out as they try to get involved in new schools. Yet parent engagement is essential for school improvement, and principals are faced with the challenge of building trust at schools that scored poorly on surveys of parent involvement.
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Laptops would help with typing skills. The problem always seemed to be the poor wireless connections.
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The news is full of allegations that someone at Simeon HS changed Derrick Rose's transcript -- and then changed it back after copies had been sent to Memphis.
Chicago Bulls' Derrick Rose at center of Memphis NCAA probe Chicago Tribune
A Chicago Public Schools
source said Thursday that a grade on Rose's high school transcript was
changed from a D to a C by someone at Simeon Career Academy in the
final semester of his senior year.
Derrick Rose's grade was changed at Simeon High Chicago Sun-Times
A teacher handed Derrick Rose a "D"
in the last semester of his senior year at Simeon High School.
My question is -- who would be in a position to do that -- a teacher, a clerk, a principal, or just about anyone? And, even more interesting to me, how would they do it? Is it easy breezy, or complicated like computer hacking? Is it common, or rare?