Renaissance 2010 Rolls On

Yesterday's CPS board of education meeting included approval of all but one of the 16 new Ren-10 schools recommended earlier this fall:
Virtual Academy school plan stalls Sun-Times
Protests can't block OK for 15 new schools Tribune

More details continue to trickle out about a few of these schools:
New Skinner School could include West Loop kids Chicago Journal
Private school's public spinoff to use entry exam Sun-Times

Meanwhile, CPS found more money for capital projects, and ISBE announced that 217 schools (including 185 in Chicago) were in line for restructuring under NCLB next year -- up from 22 this year:
217 Illinois schools in trouble Tribune
Cash-short schools will build more Tribune

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