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I disagree about UP working longer hours. I worked in a CPS school that co-shared a building with UP. Our start and end times were staggered, but we worked virtually the same number of hours....
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Comings & Goings: New principals
Here’s a roundup of new principal contracts announced in August: Elias Estrada, Alcott, formerly principal at Oriole Park; Michelle Garcia-Jones, Chopin, formerly principal at Aspira Haugan Middle School; LeViis Haney, Lovett, formerly assistant principal at Spencer; Flavia Hernandez, McCormick, formerly acting principal at M. Jackson; Martha Irizarry, Reilly, formerly bilingual compliance facilitator in the office of language and culture education; Shirrie Jackson, Beethoven, formerly interim principal at Reed; Virginia Jimenez, Castellanos, formerly assistant principal at Ames; Carolyn Jones, Bass, formerly a resident principal; Kiltae Kim, Gunsaulus, formerly principal at Lloyd; Lillian Lazu, Little Village, formerly assistant principal at Goudy; Manda Lukic, Beard, formerly assistant principal at Scammon; Ginger Lumpkin, Haines, formerly an assistant principal at Walter Payton College Prep.
The following assistant principals became principals at their schools: Elvia Garcia-Graham, Spry; Pamela Green, Yates; Linda Johnson-McClinton, Calhoun North and; Andrew McIntosh, Black. Farragut Interim principal Tonya Hammaker stepped up to principal, as did Keller acting principal Delena Little.