As CPS prepares to close a record number of schools, the fate of students and communities is in question.
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Don, what are CTU schools? Are you referring to the schools operated by Chicago Public Schools, led by a CEO and board appointed by the mayor of the City of Chicago? If not, please let me know...
For one thing, you don't seem to be aware of the large number of students doing poorly at the newer SE high schools. You also don't seem to be aware that there are students who transfer out of SE...
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ChicagoMag Followup Questions
There's a vibrant discussion about the Chicago Magazine profile of Ron Huberman going on down below, but in the meantime I have some other questions that came up from the profile but aren't directly related. If you know the answers, please share what you know.
-- What is Huberman import Barbara McDonald going to do for CPS (she came with him from CPD)
? I'm curious about what her portfolio is going to be.
-- Where does this guy Adam Case fit in the communications operation, esp. in re Monique Bond?
Does Case work for Bond, or vice versa?
-- Whatever happened to the 6 schools that Huberman took of the Duncan list of 22 that should be closed?
Who were they and did they do any better on this year's ISATs?
-- Mike Klonsky is now a DePaul professor? I have no objections, but I did not know this.
-- CPS eliminated low-performing after-school programs based on a Huberman review? What does this refer to? I thought that was ISBE's job to rate the after school providers.
-- Whatever happened to the review of 800 cases of teachers hitting kids that was done?