Editorial: For CPS students, welcome signs of progress
Apr 13, 12:00 AM
Which big urban school district’s students posted the fastest academic progress from third to eighth grade among the 100 largest districts in the U.S.? And which district had students whose test scores surged about six grade levels in five years between those same grades — in other words, those students had, amazingly, gained a year’s more learning in that time? Answer: Chicago Public Schools. Don’t feel bad if you didn’t know.