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  •  One of the top math schools in the city, while (5+ / 0-)

    not closing, is getting slashed so much--INCLUDING MATH--that the more well-to-do White people are starting to complain as well.

    "Nothing in all the world is more dangerous than sincere ignorance and conscientious stupidity." --M. L. King "You can't fix stupid" --Ron White -6.00, -5.18

    by zenbassoon on Sat Jun 22, 2013 at 04:17:04 AM PDT

    •  The latest school budget cuts are devastating (3+ / 0-)
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      dizzydean, YucatanMan, figbash

      Schools chief Barbara Byrd Bennett talked about how the school closings would "save" money, yet now there are budget cuts that will adversely even the city's elite magnet schools like Whitney Young, recognized as being one of the best schools in Illinois. It's a full scale assault on public education.

      Meanwhile charter schools are being well fed,

      "Don't believe everything you think."

      by BobboSphere on Sat Jun 22, 2013 at 08:01:09 AM PDT

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