Our second show dealt with the estimated $700 million budget facing CPS, student input on teacher evaluations, and a longer school day. We talked about the implications of district-wide cuts in CPS and how that impacts student learning. We also discussed the importance of student feedback with regards to the effectiveness of the teaching staff. Lastly, we dissected the ramifications of a longer school day with the aforementioned financial constraints.
Here are some links to the articles that we discussed in this episode: