5 Facts You Need To Know About The Terrible State Of Chicago Schools
boldprogressives.org — Chicago’s 29,000 public school teachers and support staff aren’t just on strike to defend their own wages and benefits. They’re also fighting for better schools for the communities they live in. Click here to learn about why Chicago’s teachers are on strike. Here’s five facts — from a well-researched early 2012 CTU report — that you need to know about the abominable state of the Chicago Public Schools system — facts that Mayor Rahm Emanuel would rather you didn’t know.