Comments on: West Side parents fight ‘education apartheid’ http://www.newstips.org/2012/03/west-side-parents-fight-education-apartheid/ Chicago Community Stories Thu, 03 Apr 2014 01:18:42 +0000 hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.4.13 By: Perspectives on the teachers contract talks - Newstips by Curtis Black http://www.newstips.org/2012/03/west-side-parents-fight-education-apartheid/comment-page-1/#comment-10443 Wed, 22 Aug 2012 23:41:54 +0000 http://www.newstips.org/?p=6008#comment-10443 […] While it has a ways to go, the school fits the profile of 33 high-poverty elementary schools performing above the citywide average identified in a report by Designs for Change earlier this year (more here). […]

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By: It’s Rahm’s strike - Newstips by Curtis Black http://www.newstips.org/2012/03/west-side-parents-fight-education-apartheid/comment-page-1/#comment-10223 Sun, 22 Jul 2012 23:03:33 +0000 http://www.newstips.org/?p=6008#comment-10223 […] day (from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.) scored nearly 5 points below the CPS average.  The school has a level 3 performance rating – not making adequate progress.  If it weren’t a charter school, it would be on […]

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By: In contract talks, teachers challenge CPS priorities - Newstips by Curtis Black http://www.newstips.org/2012/03/west-side-parents-fight-education-apartheid/comment-page-1/#comment-10146 Sun, 08 Jul 2012 21:06:05 +0000 http://www.newstips.org/?p=6008#comment-10146 […] But CPS has slashed capital spending while funneling millions of dollars into buildings for turnaround and charter schools.  Six turnaround schools being taken over by AUSL next year are getting $25 million in capital improvements.  (Here’s another case.) […]

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