Chicago plans 54 school closures to c...

Chicago plans 54 school closures to cut $1B deficit

There are 41 comments on the CBS News story from Mar 21, 2013, titled Chicago plans 54 school closures to cut $1B deficit. In it, CBS News reports that:

Chicago Public Schools officials said Thursday they plan to close 54 schools in an effort to address a $1 billion budget shortfall and improve a struggling educational system - a plan that drew the ire of parents and teachers.

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#1 Mar 21, 2013
They may as well close the schools. You cannot teach those little bandits anything. They have more dropouts then they have students, and some of the teachers are dumber then the students. Have you ever heard the President of the Chicago Teacher's Union speak. She is completely stupid. She cannot put a sentence together, much less a whole paragraph.

“Proud To Be An American”

Since: Apr 07

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#2 Mar 21, 2013
shtcago is a typical democRat's Nest...and just where self-serving communists like b. h. obama belong.

Grand Rapids, MI

#3 Mar 22, 2013
Shitcago should be a lesson on what happens when liberals run things, when brown people are left to their own devices, and what the face of liberal style "diversity" really looks like.

That goes for Dumptroit too. That idiot Snyder put another brown guy in charge, someone needs to explain to this imbecile that brown people are the REASON Dumptroit is in the shape it's in. Again, brown people left to their own devices under liberal "leadership".

Grand Rapids, MI

#4 Mar 22, 2013
Besides, you don't need an education to use an EBT card.

America doesn't have a gun control problem, America has a brown person problem.

United States

#5 Mar 22, 2013
Got tired of waiting for a federal bailout?

Bridgeport, WV

#6 Mar 22, 2013
This is how YOU democrats explain what Obama and HIS Buddy Ruins "oops" runs our schools OR doesn't!! Will the little children become better
people with this change or end up like those they
will follow. People are so stupid or just don't
care what will happen to those who come after them.
Its all about now and ME isn't it?

Clue us all IN as to what this Obama and buddies
have done to make our futures BETTER.
Sterkfontein Swartkrans

Richmond, IN

#7 Mar 22, 2013
IT"S FREE!! Swipe your EBT!!

“i hope we can change this!”

Since: Aug 08


#8 Mar 22, 2013
i'm sure chicago is pleased with the mayor obama shoved down their throats....

little dick must wake up laughing his ass off every day!

Since: Mar 09

The Left Coast

#9 Mar 22, 2013
Don't worry, Rham will fix it.

Orion, IL

#10 Mar 22, 2013
It's always the schools and students that suffer, never The politicians and School Administrators who continue to rob the public coffers for excessive paychecks and pensions destroying the social fabric of the Cities, the States and the Nation.

“Hillary, thirty years of lying”

Since: Nov 08


#11 Mar 22, 2013
At least with all the empty buildings, they have a place to stack the bodies. People started calling them speed bumps.

Albuquerque, NM

#12 Mar 22, 2013
oh the hughmanitee, what will they do with the union teachers displaced by this ?

Since: Feb 09

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#13 Mar 22, 2013
With Democrats controlling the mayor office for ever, Democrats in complete control of the State and Obama in the White house, have they figured out a way to blame this on the Republicans yet?

Since: Oct 08

Alpharetta, GA

#14 Mar 22, 2013
maybe those students could stay home, and be home schooled by their parents? Surely they live in a 2 parent home, don't ya think?
serfs up

Merritt Island, FL

#15 Mar 22, 2013
This is only a small piece of the decline of America. As it gets worse the blame on the responsible will get do the same. It is fun watching this stuff. At some point we will realize the precipice we put ourselves in.

“Obama Shames the USA”

Since: Apr 09

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#16 Mar 22, 2013
They can't read or write when they graduate anyway. What's the difference. We are paying teachers to be animal trainers.
Sterkfontein Swartkrans

Richmond, IN

#17 Mar 22, 2013
People are raising hell about school closures in Philly too but with a 70% dropout rate who cares? Most of those that do graduate are functionally illiterate and unemployable! Why waste the money on a lost cause.

Portland, OR

#18 Mar 22, 2013
Who's gonna babysit?

United States

#19 Mar 22, 2013
All cities want Charter schools. It is a solution to greedy Unions, and the students in Charter schools are actually being educated. They have the best teachers.

Since: Oct 08

Alpharetta, GA

#20 Mar 22, 2013
these are tough schools too, several of them have a school newspaper with an obituary section.

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