Chicago Schools Policy Lunch: April 10, 2007


Dennis Doyle, an assistant superintendent in California’s largest K-6 school district, and David Vitale, formerly chief administrative officer for the Chicago Public Schools, described their respective districts’ efforts to empower and support schools to do what is best for their students and communities. The Chula Vista (Calif.) Elementary School District is noteworthy for its decentralization and use of charters as R&D for districtwide improvements.