I’ll be curious to see how many teachers and students continued their break through the weekend and how many went back on time. Big plans for winter vacations or trips to Mexico to see family will take precedence I am sure. I’ve already seen students and teachers asking for a freak storm, but that’s not the only news. CPS continues to have a problem giving the appearance of community engagement. You can’t have the illusion of inclusion without lyin’ about buy in.
“As Chicago parents we are concerned that CPS is still using a flawed formula that exaggerates under utilization, under-reports overcrowding and ignores other factors reducing classroom size such as percent of special education students served and on site community partnerships. We are also deeply troubled by the lack of transparency in the process that CPS is using to make decisions around school actions this year.”
“The defeat of Tony Bennett as Indiana’s state superintendent of education was attributed to many factors. Yet, as one post-election analysis indicated, the size of the vote for his rival, Glenda Ritz, suggests that the most likely reason was Bennett’s support for, and attempt to implement, Common Core’s badly flawed standards.”
Kristine and other parents and others accuse CPS of misrepresenting facts in this video from before the December School Board meeting.
“In Chicago, I wonder how long Juan Rangel and his $260,000+ salary will continue to be able to have school openings like this one, if charters do not receive more tax dollars. “