Star principal caught living a lie Chicago Sun-Times
Rito Martinez was an
award-winning teacher who won a plum of a job as a principal in what
was then the most expensive Chicago Public Schools building ever
UPDATE: Residency Rule Costs Principal His Job WBEZ
Martinez told students at an
assembly yesterday that he chose to live in Oak Park so he could get
better access to services for a son who has Down’s syndrome.
School employees, parents and others who support the Montefiore Special
Elementary School spoke at a news conference Thursday. They are urging
Chicago Public Schools to reverse the decision.
Backers of special-needs school protest staff cuts Chicago Tribune
activists, teachers and parents today called for Chicago Public School
officials to rethink a plan to cut the majority of teachers and other
staff at a Near West Side school serving boys with emotional
disabilities and behavioral issues.
New Principal Voted in at Armstrong School Urban Coaster
Deborah Esparza, the Area Instruction Officer for Chicago Public Schools, expressed her support for Mr. Dunson and praised the LSC’s thorough efforts to find the best principal for Armstrong.
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