Monday, March 17, 2014

Rahm's Public School Chief Slams Charter Schools

The Chicago Tribune reports:
Dozens of Chicago school buildings that were closed last year sit empty even though charter operators could use some of them. Facing a furor over school closings, Chicago Public Schools CEO Barbara Byrd-Bennett promised that those buildings wouldn't be made available to charter schools. That was an unfortunate decision that denies new school options for Chicago children. The operators of one charter, The Orange School, say it won't open this fall because they couldn't find affordable facilities. Had a shuttered CPS neighborhood school been available
But, Rahm likes private education for his children.