Most drug violations in CPS involve an ounce or less of marijuana. Schools are quick to call police, yet rarely have the resources to offer education, counseling or other non-punitive help to students.
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Cps can't or won't provide the number of student in charter schools. Are they really trying to tell us that they don't have this information? Maybe the numbers are down and they don't know yet how...
teachers with outstanding resumes and references who knew how to teach students with one eye closed. We were forced to hire new teachers that our budget could afford and that are currently having...
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International Gangs In CPS?
According to this (PDF) Congressional report, two predominantly Latino gangs [Mara Salvatrucha (MS-13) and the 18th Street gang (M-18)] have spread from LA to the rest of the country and have become international. Are they in Chicago, much less CPS? I have no idea.