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Response to madfloridian (Original post)

Wed Jan 2, 2013, 10:50 PM

4. Seems Chicago to shut down 100 schools, add more charters run by private companies.

http://www.wbez.org/news/proportion-privately-run-chicago-public-schools-increase-104303

The proportion of privately run Chicago public schools to increase

"In a promotional video for a new high school called Intrinsic, illustrations of the city’s skyline and the EL tracks swirl around cartoon students. The students tout their teachers’ credentials and brag about the projects they’re working on.

“The teachers at Intrinsic are great,” says the cartoon boy. “They’ve worked at schools like Walter Payton and Whitney Young.”

Intrinsic is not open yet. It’s one of at least 17 new schools the district wants to open next fall. Fourteen charter and contract schools, run by outside groups and three district-run high schools. (See complete list at the end of this article.)"

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