STATEMENT FROM MAYOR EMANUEL ON CHICAGO’S NATIONAL BOARD CERTIFIED TEACHERS

“I am proud Chicago Public Schools boasts more than 2,200 National Board Certified Teachers – more than any other urban school district in the nation. Congratulations to our 85 new teachers on this incredible achievement and those who continue to hold the profession’s gold standard. You have helped to raise the standard of excellence for our students as they set records in graduation rates, freshman on-track, attendance, and ACT scores. This accomplishment recognizes the dedication and passion you bring to your work each and every day, ensuring our students receive a world-class education.”