Schools will be judged on student’s year-to-year progress rather than average scores. One education advocate says ever-changing standards make it difficult for schools to plan improvement.
Schools leaders search for top teacher candidates to breathe new life into turnaround schools.
More groups oppose ‘privatization’ of Chicago schools
Incoming turnaround principals say earning students’ trust will be a key priority for teachers in the fall.
Data are sketchy, but so far, few teachers at turnaround schools will keep their positions.
Mentors from Chicago New Teacher Center provide support, encouragement to CPS newcomers.