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.

View Full Article in:

Chicago Tribune (tiered subscription model)

Published in Brief:

SmartBrief Job Listings for Education

Job Title Company Location
K-12 Teachers Needed at Int’l Schools
The International Educator
Multiple Locations
Learning Assessment Specialist at India's Leading K12 Education Enterprise
XSEED Education (India)
Gurgaon (New Delhi Area)
RFP Specialist, Contract Position
ASCD
Alexandria, VA
Program Officer, Teacher Development
Knowles Science Teaching Foundation
Moorestown, NJ
DIRECTOR OF HEALTH AND CULTURE
BOULDER VALLEY SCHOOL DISTRICT
Boulder, CO