Council of the Great City Schools

The Nation's Voice for Urban Education

    What's New

    • New Leadership At Council to Begin

      Superintendent Darienne Driver of the Milwaukee Public Schools becomes chair of the Council of the Great City Schools’ Board of Directors. (Click the headline for more info)

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    • June/July Urban Educator

      Read how a homeless teen in Fresno is headed to college (Click the headline for more info)

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    • Council Creates New Resource Guide

      This document provides strategies schools and districts can use to prevent female genital mutilation (Click the headline for more info)

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    • Council Honors Math, Science Scholars

      Four graduating urban high school seniors have been selected by the Council to receive the 2017 ExxonMobil Bernard Harris Math and Science Scholarship. (Click headline for more info)

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    • Council Opposes Medicaid Cuts

      Read the letter the Council wrote to the U.S. Senate opposing cuts to the federal Medicaid program for poor students and students with disabilities. (Click headline for more info)

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    • New ELL Publication

      Read the Council’s new criteria for determining whether English language arts materials are compatible with college and career standards and appropriate for English language learners. (Click headline for more info)

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    • New Math ELL Report

      Read the ground breaking new Council report on how to tell if the math materials you are considering meet college and career ready standards and are appropriate for English language learners. (Click headline for more info)

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    • Cities Building Cities Report

      A report on Improving Special Education Services in the Sacramento Unified School District. (Click headline for more info)

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    • Press Release

      Fresno School District Receives National Award For ‘Excellence in Financial Management’ (Click headline for more info)

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