Recent investigations by education reporters detail actions taken by Rahm Emanuel’s handpicked Board of Education that clearly further racial segregation in Chicago Public Schools.
A review of the hundreds of expenditures every year authorized by the unelected Board of Education shows hundreds of millions of dollars in payments to vendors. These vendors are seldom required to prove that they are worth the money paid to them.
“Educators for Excellence” claims to be pro-union and many of the teachers it recruits are strong union members. However, the policies E4E advocates in its declaration are aimed at diminishing the unity that is the foundation of unionism.
Want to improve the education of Black students living in poverty? Try what worked in the 1970’s and 1980’s: integration. In that period, the height of school integration, inequities between Black and White educational outcomes were the lowest ever. Now,…
Paternalism is back. Discarded in the 1960s as racist, it has returned as a “successful” education philosophy, promoted by charter operators and Teach for America. Their guru is Lawrence Mead, author of The New Paternalism