Tuesday, February 21, 2017

Gentrifying Chicago. CPS now targets Hispanic schools. | Fred Klonsky

Gentrifying Chicago. CPS now targets Hispanic schools. | Fred Klonsky:

Gentrifying Chicago. CPS now targets Hispanic schools.



Logan Square’s Darwin Elementary School hit hard by CPS budget cuts that are targeting Hispanic schools.
The numbers tell the story.
A quarter of a million African Americans have left the city over the past two decades.
Several years ago the Mayor’s hand-picked school board closed 50 neighborhood public schools, nearly all in African American communities.
Now the target is neighborhood public schools in the Hispanic communities of Chicago.
CPS CEO Forrest Claypool blames the governor.
But that is like Al Capone blaming Bugsy Moran for the increase in crime.
“Governor Rauner’s cut forced agonizing choices, including whether to lay off teachers or allow an uneven distribution of cuts from 
Gentrifying Chicago. CPS now targets Hispanic schools. | Fred Klonsky:

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