a press release issued Tuesday by Don Moore, executive director of the
advocacy group Designs for Change, points out that the decision to
increase spots for neighborhood children and siblings had nothing to do
with the striking down of the desegregation decree. In an internal
Heat over new CPS admissions policy rising Chicago Current
problem is that there are so few black students in the magnet schools
already, the new policy would deplete the number of seats available to
minorities given that the areas in the magnet schools are predominantly
white and the enrollment demographics similar, Jackson says.
CPS board may tighten expense account rules Sun Times
new policy requires that the president's expenses be approved by other
board members in open session and that all board members -- including
the president -- get reimbursed only for the receipts they submit,
Chicago Public Schools spokeswoman Monique Bond said. Written
justification for each expenditure will be required.
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