The June 2018 Issue of Substance

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Test sanity increases as University of Chicago drops SAT and ACT as an application requirement...

Some of the biggest news to hit the Education in the USA in June 2018 is that the University of Chicago is eliminating the requirement that students applying for admission to the College of the . . .


Claypool and his cronies were as corrupt -- maybe more -- as Barbara Byrd Bennett, but so far no complete examination has been made of that era during the administration of Rahm Emanuel

While many long time Board watchers were pleased to read the additional news of corruption during the regime of Barbara Byrd Bennett, the public still awaits a complete expose of the corruptions of Forrest Claypool . . .


The Sex Abuse Scandal Exposed by Tribune Reporters Have Caused an Outcry...but much more needs to be done...

June began with another scandal for Chicago Public Schools: an expose by the Chicago Tribune of sex abuse and assaults by employees of CPS students. The media has been instrumental in getting Chicago Public Schools . . .


Charter schools now leading Chicago and New Orleans in Jim Crow schools...

At one time charter schools were viewed by some in the media and in the corporate "school reform" leadership as a way of providing educational equity and choice for parents and students. Many in those . . .


Inspector General's latest report shows more about the corruption of Rahm's CPS administration under 'BBB'...

The corruptions of the administration of Barbara Byrd Bennett, the second "Chief Executive Officer" of Chicago Public Schools appointed by Mayor Rahm Emanuel, has been further exposed in a report by the CPS Inspector General, . . .


BOARDWATCH: May meeting of the Chicago Board of Education

The Chicago Board of Education (BOE) held its monthly meeting on Wednesday, May 23, 2018, at 42 West Madison Street, Chicago, lower level. All current Board members were present: Mark Furlong, Alejandra Garza, Jaime Guzman, . . .


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