Outcry from Chicago teachers as city ...

Outcry from Chicago teachers as city votes to close 50 schools

There are 28 comments on the The Guardian story from May 22, 2013, titled Outcry from Chicago teachers as city votes to close 50 schools. In it, The Guardian reports that:

The Chicago board of education voted Wednesday to close 50 schools and programs, an ambitious plan that has sparked protests and lawsuits and could help define - for better or worse - Mayor Rahm Emanuel's term in office.

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Cat74

United States

#26 May 23, 2013
You couldn't control those classrooms with an AR15.
me

Port Coquitlam, Canada

#28 May 23, 2013
Pappa wrote:
<quoted text>It's not the federal government's responsibility to fund local schools.
Ok. But it is their responsibility to pay Iraq???? Get some priorities please.
BandMaster

Since: Sep 11

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#30 May 23, 2013
Gravediggers wrote:
FAILING STUDENTS = PARENTS WHO DO NOT VALUE EDUCATION
The answer to our educational problem is not more money, but focusing early on the parents of students who are struggling. Their parents do not value education.
Early intervention with parents is the key.
Public Union Teachers suck...BAD. 25t in math and science????They gotta go. They stink and cost a fortune for nothing.
bottlecap

Orlando, FL

#31 May 23, 2013
BandMaster wrote:
<quoted text>Public Union Teachers suck...BAD. 25t in math and science????They gotta go. They stink and cost a fortune for nothing.
This is the HORRIBLE News on the Public School Front: We are way down on a GLOBAL Scale for performance in Math and Science; yet in this study, number two in the world in expenditures for students.

http://mercatus.org/publication/k-12-spending...
JummpinBlackTras h

Pico Rivera, CA

#32 May 23, 2013
chichinn' wing chickinn' wing hotdog and baloney..chickinn' and macarooni hanginn' wif my hommies...Oh Barack we miss "U"

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#34 May 24, 2013
Cat74 wrote:
What does Iraq have to do with Chicago Public Schools? Focus!!
Today is diversion day at Topix. Of course everyday is diversion day at topix.

Since: Apr 13

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#35 May 24, 2013
bottlecap wrote:
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This is the HORRIBLE News on the Public School Front: We are way down on a GLOBAL Scale for performance in Math and Science; yet in this study, number two in the world in expenditures for students.
http://mercatus.org/publication/k-12-spending...
The price of unions supplying cash to the democratic party.
BandMaster

Since: Sep 11

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#36 May 24, 2013
bottlecap wrote:
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This is the HORRIBLE News on the Public School Front: We are way down on a GLOBAL Scale for performance in Math and Science; yet in this study, number two in the world in expenditures for students.
http://mercatus.org/publication/k-12-spending...
It's Obama's "PET UNION". Them and the stinking California nurses Union. If The Public Union Teachers are 25th in math and science, are the California Nurses 25th in their profession too? Scary to think about Obama Hussein's "FREINDS"
IMPEACH BARACK HUSSEIN NOW........BENGHAZI

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