May 25
Obama aide lauds CPS program
25 May, 2009. 0 Comments. News. Posted By: lncigc
An emissary from the Obama administration today praised Cincinnati Public Schools' expanded summer-school program as a creative way to keep kids in class longer, a major administration priority. During a tour of Pleasant Hill Academy in College Hill, where students were finishing their last day of Fifth Quarter summer school, Jim Shelton credited CPS for finding a good use for increased federal aid included in February's economic stimulus package. "We're trying to get different districts and schools to think about different ways to increase learning time," said Shelton, assistant deputy education secretary for innovation. "And they seem to be really…