Chicago wins $21M Gates grant

04/18/2006 | Chicago Tribune (tiered subscription model)

The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation on Monday awarded Chicago Public Schools system a $21 million grant to establish a new core curriculum, which will be initially implemented in 14 high schools. The grant is part of a major high school transformation program under way that aims to reduce the district's high dropout rate and better prepare students for college.

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