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Top Education Stories You Don’t Want to Miss: August 21 – 27, 2021

As search for new CPS CEO progresses, 2 names emerge By Nader Issa and Fran Spielman for The Sun-Times “The search for the next leader of Chicago Public Schools has zeroed in on four finalists from a pool of 25 applicants, and the mayor is reviewing her options, according to city officials. Behind the scenes, […]
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Top Education Stories You Don’t Want to Miss: August 14 – 20, 2021

Illinois masking debate takes center stage at state board meeting as parents and school leaders push back By Samantha Smylie for Chalkbeat “One Illinois superintendent told the state board of education that she had to request police presence in her district because the debate over masking in schools has grown so heated. A parent said […]
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Top Education Stories You Don’t Want to Miss: August 7 – August 13, 2021

Perspectives Charter Schools: How We Stayed Connected to Students and Families By Stephen Todd for Perspectives Charter Schools “My name is Stephen Todd and I serve as a managing principal and senior director at Perspectives Charter Schools, a network of open-enrollment public schools that serves approximately 1600 students in grades 6-12. Perspectives’ teachers and staff […]
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