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July, 1999

Council of the Great City Schools
GRADE LEVEL: Administrators, Professional Educator

The Council of the Great City Schools is an organization of the nation's largest urban public school systems that advocates for K-12 education in inner-city schools. The Web site includes an on-line newsletter, articles, resources, an employment service, and lots more!

A plain site with a no-nonsense approach.

The main page is the site index. Most pages have links back to the main page at the bottom. The Urban Educator newsletter has a separate index of past issues.

The Council of Great City Schools is a strong organization representing some of the largest urban school systems in the United States. The Council shows a clear commitment to school improvement and provides a support base to help make that happen through legislation, special projects, research, and use of the media. The site includes a high-quality newsletter that is well worth reading, research data, press releases, a list of upcoming conferences and events, information about special projects and initiatives sponsored by the council, an impressive array of council resources, and a helpful management services section.