Chicago schools chief steps down amid probe (AP): Barbara Byrd-Bennett, CEO of Chicago Public Schools, announced her resignation on Monday, two months after a federal investigation came to light involving a $20-million no-bid contract with a training academy where she once worked as a consultant. Byrd-Bennet, who took a leave of absence in April, has not been accused of wrongdoing.
Highline aims for all students to graduate bilingual by 2026 (KUOW): Highline has ambitious plans to expand its language immersion programs over the next decade. By 2026, the district aims for all its graduates to be bilingual and biliterate in English and one other language.
GET accounts are safe despite proposed tuition cut, GOP says: A proposed Republican budget that would cut in-state tuition by 25 percent has some parents worried that their pre-paid tuition credits will lose value, but GOP lawmakers say that wouldn’t happen.
Texas lawmakers approve A-F grades for public schools (The Texas Tribune)