Una década de lucha: 1991

Cuando la Legislatura de Illinois había realizado su aporte para ayudar a la Junta Escolar a cumplir con el primer contrato de tres años que firmó con el Sindicato de Maestros de Chicago, los dirigentes escolares y sindicales aclamaron una nueva era de paz laboral.

Una década de lucha: 1992

Una vez que los consejos escolares estuvieron formados y funcionando, las fundaciones regresaron felizmente a las aulas, otorgando donaciones principalmente a las organizaciones externas que desarrollaron sociedades con las escuelas.

Highlights of a decade: 1997

What was happening, principally, was a new emphasis on accountability for schools and students. Test-score targets had been set for both. If schools or students failed to meet them, they would be given extra help. If they still failed to meet them, they would suffer consequences. For schools, failure to progress could result in the dismissal of principals or local school councils or even school closings. For students, failure to progress could result in being held back.