Here's the release from Friday - sorry to be so late:
"Huberman said he was taking the actions to improve the management,
leadership and educational programs being offering at Oglesby Elementary and Julian High
Schools. Administration officials are taking
advantage of the Chicago Public Schools spring break period to transition new
leadership, which will make the process less disruptive for students and school
"Clifton Hunt, principal of Oglesby, 7646 S. Green, and
Darreyl Young-Gibson, principal of Julian, 10330 S.
Elizabeth, both were removed from their positions effective
"Huberman stressed that when a school has been identified as falling
short in meeting the mission of educating students and maintaining a safe
learning environment, and school leaders fail to take the actions needed to
make changes or improvements, corrective action will be taken.
"In addition to safety and security concerns, action was
taken because school management, instructional leadership, and special
education needs were also falling short of meeting educational
Here's the WBBM story on it, which says that Careda Taylor has been placed at Julian and Rebecca Watson will be at Oglesby. Ditto for this Tribune story. Anything more you know or think about this, let us know. I don't recall removals being publicized like this before. Is Hunt a contract principal?
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