Friday, July 15, 2016

Chicago Principals Speak Out on CPS Budget Cuts – Troy LaRaviere's blog

Chicago Principals Speak Out on CPS Budget Cuts – Troy LaRaviere's blog:

CHICAGO PRINCIPALS SPEAK OUT ON CPS BUDGET CUTS


CPS principals respond to the misleading narrative that “principals are relieved” after avoiding “doomsday” budget cuts
What did principals say after Wednesday’s budget meeting?
“This budget will definitely have a negative impact at the classroom level.”
“The papers they gave us did not match the actual deficits when we opened our real budgets.”
“The repeated statement that the cuts are being kept ‘away from the classroom’ is maddening.”
“It’s like being in an abusive relationship.”
“They got a cookie, took a huge bite, left us the crumbs….”
“This budget is just the latest manifestation of a pattern of CPS officials creating ways to take their horrible decisions and make us responsible for them.”
An ABC7 story declared that principals were “relieved” about their budgets. This narrative is far different than the feedback the Chicago Principals and Administrators Association received from our members. “Dejected” & “Insulted” were just two of the Chicago Principals Speak Out on CPS Budget Cuts – Troy LaRaviere's blog:

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