Wow! Denial Isn’t Just a River in Egypt

15 Mar

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It is amazing after so many parents told heart wrenching stories and demanded that CPS not close any schools, the take away Barbara Byrd Bennett had from the zero meetings she attended was that “everybody got it that we really needed to close schools.”  

Also, censorship is alive and well and living in CPS.  This letter went out to Lane Tech staff today letting him know that stories of women coming of age in the Iranian revolution are not appropriate materials regardless of what the Oscars say:

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Late Breaking News: Penny Pritzker, Bah Bye

“Rumors are she’s going  DC to head up the Commerce Department. Given her union-busting record, I’m surprised Obama didn’t pick her to head up the Labor Department.”

CPS Sets Security Plans for School Closings

The plan calls for parent and community volunteers to staff safe passage routes, and the formation of a team of 20 CPS employees solely  focused on the safety aspects of the transition.”

Emanuel Orders Shift in School Building Jobs

“In an action that has the City Hall grapevine buzzing, the Emanuel administration is leaning on Chicago Public Schools to run at least $100 million and potentially much more in construction work through another agency, despite concerns from some about higher costs.”

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8 Responses to “Wow! Denial Isn’t Just a River in Egypt”

  1. Ronald King March 15, 2013 at 4:54 am #

    DINO’s at work.

    • djiril March 15, 2013 at 7:14 pm #

      I could understand thinking Persepolis has some things in it that are not appropriate for Elementary School students, but I think it’s a good book to read in High School.

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