News: National Media Joins Chorus Questioning Duncan Era

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Education secretary's legacy questioned
AP/ Washington Post

Chicago is nowhere near the head of the pack in urban school
improvement, even though Duncan often cites the successes of his tenure
as he crusades to fix public education.

Chicago-area Catholic schools ranked by enrollment
Sun Times
These
Chicago area Catholic elementary and high schools posted the biggest
enrollment numbers this year, according to figures from the Archdiocese
of Chicago's Office of Catholic Schools, which operates schools in Cook
and Lake counties

UIC student cast into immigration debate Gannett News
Rigoberto Padilla, 21, came to the United States from Mexico when he was 6.

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  • Duncan was the messenger for Daley. Words like "innovation" can't hide his mission of taking out neighborhood schools, implementing the not sustainable Ren 2010 program and keeping in place the two tiered education system. Failure! A crime really! Daley is responsible for this debacle since he is the boss. Now Daley hires Huberman who knows even less about education than Duncan! Duncan helped in his mama's after school tutoring program and did some substitute teaching. Now he runs the department of education with his Neo-con hires. Sad!

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