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Chicagoans take to the streets against school cuts

The meeting came on the heels of the announcement that CPS was cutting over $50 million from neighborhood schools and diverting it to politically connected charter school.

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CEO, with no education background, to run NYC schools

Mayor Michael Bloomberg appointed Cathleen Black to head New York schools.

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New evidence surfaces on charter school scam

New evidence that charter schools provide inferior education but lucrative opportunities to scam the public has surfaced in a report issued Wednesday.

New York City threatens to evict public school in favor of charter

Privately-run, publically-funded charter schools are pushing out successful public schools in competition for scarce resources, leading to more segregation, more inequality.

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Kids arrested for food fight

When it comes to zero tolerance policies and disciplinary action for schoolchildren, where do you draw the line?