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Video – NBC Ward Room: Chicago Board of Education Approves 7 New Charter Schools Seven approvals were among a total of 22 new charter proposals submitted for review [Quotes: Jesse. Andrew Broy, Alds. Sposato and Arena, Karen]
DNA: CPS Board OKs Seven New Charter Schools, But Denies 11 Others [Photo: Marty Ritter, nose to nose with Andrew Broy – [Quotes from Alds. Fioretti, Sposato, Waguespack, Arena, Karen, Jesse, more]
The Atlantic: Extending the School Day Is a Lot Harder Than It Seems Chicago’s new plan to keep kids in school longer has been challenged by budget cuts and safety concerns.
Network for Public Education [NPE]: Bragging About Broward’s Common Core Buy-In From Broad Grad Superintendent | Scathing Purple Musings
Mother Jones: America’s Coming Geek Gap It’s alarming that few girls or students of color are taking computer science classes. But there’s an even bigger problem.