An area parent forwarded information to me about a website and organization in Chicago that is working hard to change Chicago public schools.
Also included was a Chicago parent's comment. When she hears "It's all about the kids," she said, "I've learned to start turning over rocks whenever I hear that phrase."
Maybe there should have been an exclamation point at the end of her sentence.
Check out http://pureparents.org/index.php?blog/show/Too_poor_a_choice
Just last week I watched The Freedom Writers again. It's based on a true story about a first-year teacher, Erin Gruwell, in Long Beach, California.
Parents need to find these teachers in their school systems and make certain to support them! They are out there.
May 26 4:30PM - Misleading countdown timer
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