Education

Learn what the cops learn: Citizen Police Academy

Date: 
02/03/2017
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A select group of people will have an opportunity to learn what Chicago cops learn during a 10-week Citizen Police Academy course from Apr. 11 through June 17. Classes are every Tuesday from 6 to 9:00 p.m. 

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Permanent and spring and summer jobs in D.C.

Date: 
01/07/2017
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RespectAbility, focused on the rights and opportunities of people with disabilities, is on a nationwide search for a National Leadership Program Director as well as spring and summer interns in the Washington, D.C, area. 

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Governor Rauner deprived 70,000 families of child care in July…Vote on Tuesday could over turn

Date: 
11/10/2015
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The trickle down effect of Governor Rauner's July enrollment freeze for 70,000 low-income families leaves a trail of wasted opportunities and lives. "It is a travisty," says 32nd Ward Alderman Scott Waguespack.

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Complicated: Education in Chicago

Date: 
08/10/2015
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Chicago Public Schools started off the 2015 fiscal year with $6.4 million in outstanding debt. When Rauner announced his plan to implement $106 million budget cuts for CPS in July of this summer, the city went into a frenzy of planning, trying to find a way to avoid such a budget crisis.

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Seven local schools part of Chicago Public Schools' Children First

Date: 
09/07/2012
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Chicago Public Schools (CPS) announced the 144 “Children First” site locations that will be open to students in the event Chicago Teachers Union (CTU) chooses to strike.

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Chicago Public Schools hold budget meetings July 11 as they opt to increase property taxes

Date: 
07/08/2012
Money

The Chicago Public Schools (CPS) announced three budget hearings for July 11 followed by a yet-to-be scheduled city-wide tele-townhall the following week. The July 11 meetings will be held between 6 and 8 p.m. at Malcolm X College at 1900 W. Van Buren St., Kennedy King College at 6301 S. Halsted St., and Daley College at 226 W. Jackson.

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Lesson Study: A Teaching Practice focused on student learning

Date: 
03/08/2010
ABCEducation

Lesson Study, known as kenkyu jugyo, is a teaching process that includes teaching improvement, teacher collaboration and student learning. Originated in Japanese elementary schools, this process is becoming more popular, not only in elementary schools, but in high schools and in higher education.  It has become a powerful tool for teacher development in different parts of the world.

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Answer to school reform includes: Teaching Practices

Date: 
01/09/2010
ABCEducation

Year after year, the cry is for school reform and the answers focus on policies and funding.  But in fact, reform can happen in our individual schools through teaching practices*.

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