From The Chicago Tribune: Chicago public school officials will seek to close two underperforming elementary schools and begin to phase out two troubled high schools next school year. The proposed closings are the next phase of the district's reorganization.
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From The Chicago Tribune: The new leadership team for the Chicago public school system is recommending a record 10 schools for "turnaround" next year. Officials say the number reflects how poorly many city schools are preparing students for college and the workforce. Each of the schools — which together represent some 5,800 students — has been on academic probation for at least five years and ranks among the system's most chronically underperforming schools.
More: A list of the 10 schools.