Principales historias educativas que no querrá perderse: del 28 de enero al 3 de febrero de 2023
ALL RISE! CICS LLOYD BOND TEACHER IMPLEMENTS PEER JURIES TO HELP DECREASE STUDENT SUSPENSIONS
By Chicago International Charter School
“Since the inception of peer juries, Brittney Taylor, Behavior Interventionist at CICS Lloyd Bond, has identified patience as one of his many superpowers. “I like to meet students where they are, and I look forward to continuing to witness my students become more solution-oriented and better for the future.”
The Summer of Your Life: Exploring College at Pritzker College Prep
By The Noble Schools
“This is part of a series of blogs from Noble campus representatives to take a deeper look at campus life. It’s that time of year when the weather is cold and dreary, when our seniors are spending their final months until they graduate, and when our sophomores are thinking more about college than ever before. So, in other words, it’s the perfect time to talk about summer and college, or Noble Schools’ Summer of A Lifetime (SOL) program! If you haven’t heard of it, the Summer of a Lifetime program supports hundreds of high-achieving, low-income students from across Noble to participate in summer academic enrichment programs at colleges and universities across the country.
Where do the Chicago mayoral candidates stand on education? We asked them 10 questions.
By Becky Vevea and Mauricio Peña for Chalkbeat
“Chicago voters will go to the polls on February 28 to vote for a new mayor. There are nine candidates on the ballot and if no one gets more than 50%, the top two will head to a runoff on April 4. The winner will be the last mayor to have control of Chicago Public Schools before the district becomes governed by an elected school board. Once elected, the new or returning mayor will appoint a school district chief executive officer and seven school board members to oversee the nation’s fourth-largest school district, its $9.5 billion budget, 635 schools, and the education of 322 000 children. The nine candidates come to the race with diverse backgrounds in education.
Tony Sanders Named Next Illinois State Superintendent of Education
By Samantha Smylie for Chalkbeat
“Elgin U-46 Superintendent Tony Sanders has been named the next Illinois State Superintendent of Education. He will begin his term on February 23. After a nationwide search to replace outgoing superintendent Carmen Ayala, who is retiring after 40 years in education, the Illinois State Board of Education announced Sanders’ appointment during a special board meeting Tuesday.