Jobs and schools promise to be top issues in next year’s city elections. The mayor’s education agenda faces its toughest test in the African-American communities that gave him strong support in 2011.
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Our parents will be ...'the aggressors' Mr.Meeks. Every parent at our school will be happy to pay $1.00 each for our children not to take this stupid silly harmful test. At my church, we can also...
your poorer performing teachers right now as the CCSR 5 essential survey is underway. This survey counts on sqpr which can also support closing a school or reducing your schools level. Giving...