Wanted: Good teachers

Two strategies can do more to enhance a child’s learning than anything else: 1. Improve teaching. 2. Improve parenting The Chicago Public Schools system has been quietly but steadily doing…


Chicago Fund to Raise $15 Million for Leadership Projects

A Chicago philanthropy that has modeled itself after venture-capital firms has pledged to raise $15 million to strengthen leadership in some of the city’s most challenged schools. In announcing the…