From New York to Los Angeles, people from all walks of life are drawn to the cultural diversity, abundant nightlife, and endless entertainment that life in a big city offers.
For teachers, however, it can be easy to feel intimidated by the logistics of relocation to a new city. Are there enough opportunities for teachers? Will I make enough to make ends meet? There’s a lot to consider when contemplating relocation.
To try and make this process a little easier for you, Teach.com has created a few “city snapshots” that take an in depth look at the ins and outs of teaching in specific metropolitan areas. Take a look at your area:
Chicago students between grades three and eight takes are still taking the Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers exams in reading and math (the PARCC), but high school students are no longer required to (as of July 2016). The Chicago Public School District also administers NWEA MPG or MAP, ACT, REACH PTs, TRC/DIBELS, mClass Math, and CPS Benchmarks exams.