The referendum asked Ward 2 voters in the 22nd precinct whether they
wanted to strip South Loop Elementary School of its status as a
regional gifted center. About 56 percent voted yes.
worries the city’s roughly 22-thousand ELL students could drive down
the district’s test scores, if they’re forced to take the ISAT in
Andersen on the chopping block Chicago Journal
200 people braved the harsh weather to attend an evening meeting at the
school, 1845 W. Cortland, in protest of plans by Chicago Public Schools
to phase out the existing curriculum and introduce a magnet language
school program based on La Salle Language Academy.
The New School Shuffle The Reader
Ultimately the decision to turn Edison over to the locals was Duncan’s
sop to Doherty, just as the decision to turn Haugan’s middle school
over to Aspira was his gift to Martinez and del Valle and his decision
to build Albany Park Multicultural was a gift to Laurino. All involved
are loyal subjects of Mayor Daley, and that has its perks.
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