Avoiding special ed

CPS is taking part in a pilot program for a new process called Response to Intervention, which aims to help struggling students and make sure special education referrals are accurate and timely.

Comings and Goings

Allan Alson, former executive director of the CPS Office of High School Transformation, is the new director of leadership development at the Consortium for Educational Change; CPS is slated to get $30 million less from Springfield this year