'We're always interested in having more opportunities for
communication rather than less," said Julie Woestehoff, executive
director of Parents United for Responsible Education, a Chicago-based
advocacy group. "We wish Chicago Public Schools were making this
available on a regular basis."
Policing Our Teachers Beachwood Reporter
of us who are junkies for The Wire are familiar with the cute
portmanteau "COMPSTAT" (Comparative+Statistics). On the show, this was
the program implemented by the Baltimore City Police Department that
was intended to reduce the crime rate by targeting the city's bleakest
sections. The premise was simple: District commanders (and consultants)
would hold regular meetings where they looked at crime statistics in
their respective areas and developed strategies to combat the epidemic.
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