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Rahm Shuts Down the Schools
FrontPage Magazine, by Arnold Ahlert

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Posted By:smcchk, 4/1/2013 12:32:31 PM

Just over a week ago, Chicago Public School (CPS) officials announced the closing of 54 elementary schools contained in 61 buildings, located in poor, mostly black and Hispanic neighborhoods. The move represents the largest mass closing of schools in the nation’s history. CPS, facing a projected budget deficit of $1 billion in 2014, insists money spent keeping schools with declining enrollment open can be better used elsewhere. Approximately 30,000 students will be affected by the move. The Chicago Teachers Union (CTU) and many parents are furious, and vow to fight.

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For once, I agree with the man.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: pedro4, 4/1/2013 12:44:44 PM     (No. 9253809)

The problem is that the neighborhoods are tribal, and forcing them together will result in mayhem. Good luck Chicago!

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Reply 2 - Posted by: The Advocate, 4/1/2013 12:45:47 PM     (No. 9253810)

Lewis plays the race card as usual.
The dem elites are fighting the dem sheeple.
In 2012 13 of 14 black wards in chicago gave Obama 100 % vote.
His children go to the Bahamas and sun valley for Spring break-theirs to the " wilding " or the morgue or jail.
Like Philadelphia - the elite Dems use the Little People.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: RightShoe, 4/1/2013 12:48:15 PM     (No. 9253820)

Oakland, Atlanta, Chicago, Detroit.

Hmmm

Time for the citizens of these communities to re-prioritize. Aliens didn´t land there and ruin things.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: zephyrgirl, 4/1/2013 1:15:24 PM     (No. 9253867)

They´ll still vote for him, and he knows it.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: lakerman1, 4/1/2013 1:48:02 PM     (No. 9253916)

I´m confused. Help me out here, fellow l dotters.
For about 40 years, blacks have supported involuntary busing for the purpose of racial integration. Neighborhood schools were somehow racist.
Why are they protesting now??

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Reply 6 - Posted by: KTWO, 4/1/2013 5:50:44 PM     (No. 9254269)

No. The people of Chicago shut those schools. The parents, the teachers union, the delinquent, the criminal, the impoverished.

Rahm is just presiding.

The protests in Detroit have temporarily fizzled out. No one believed an emergency manager has deprived them of civil rights.







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