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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I do not disagree that charter schools and CMOs need much more transparency...anytime public money is spent on any endeavor I would like more rather than less of a view to how it's spent.
But beware, they may consume the storage space: count eg 1 GB of space to store the entire map of France, 9 GB for the whole of Europe!
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National Union Chief Praises Duncan (& Others)
The praise for Arne Duncan just keeps flowing in -- even as a rival, Denver's Michael Bennet, emerges on the scene, with even less experience and accomplishments than Duncan.
Here, AFT union chief Randi Weingarten lauds the cooperative relationship between Duncan and the CTU (Education and the Unions). It's not clear if this is done with a straight face.
Meanwhile, EdWeek reports that Bennet, Duncan Undergo Background Checks.
And the New Orleans Times Picayune reports that Vallas says he is not in running.
I can't believe that this guy Duncan is still standing, given the Blagojevich scandal and all.