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Keeping Attendance Up

From improving test scores to maintaining school culture, high attendance is an important statistic for all principals. We interviewed Chicago public school principals to learn their tricks and tips for keeping attendance up.

January 5, 2018 Blog Leadership

Why is Public Education in Chicago Worth Supporting?

The great equalizer, a force for good, a universal right, proof that Chicago is leading the nation in student academic gains - there are many reasons why public education is important. We sat down with principals from Chicago Public Schools (CPS) to hear what they had to say about why public education in Chicago is worth supporting.

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