Posts tagged "Mayor Rahm Emanuel"

Obama Prep on the North Side: Mayor Emanuel, I want my vote back

Mayor Emanuel has just dictated that there will be another CPS (SEHS) selective enrollment high school.  It will be built on the North Side of Chicago, less than a mile away from another selective enrollment high school.  Hooray for another selective enrollment high school! Hooray for a high school named after President Barack Obama!  What... Read more »

CPS = Cheap Pupil Spending

Cheap pupil spending should be the motto for CPS.  Over the past few (2009-present) years, CPS has had 5 CEOs.  Each CEO has walked onto the job with high hopes of being the one to fix this awful entity and save the children.  While their hearts may have been in the right place, the money... Read more »

Paid to Parent? Only in Chicago!

Mayor Rahm Emanuel has established an interesting relationship with Walgreens. Walgreens drug store will give $25 gift cards to parents at 70 Chicago Public Schools if they come to pick up their child’s report card and attend a parent conference. This program is aimed at targeting schools with low parental involvement. The last time I... Read more »

Dear Mayor Emanuel: What are you doing to our schools?

Mayor Emanuel, You sold people on a campaign promise to fix the school system in Chicago and give their children a better education. You have done nothing but make it worse. Your heart seems to be in the right place, but your methods are all wrong, Mr. Mayor! You made some very nasty remarks about... Read more »

Chicago Parents: Cast Your Vote For or Against The Teacher's Strike

Parents of CPS students need to be heard and acknowledged. Our children and our families are being greatly affected by the Chicago Teacher’s Strike! I support the great teachers of Chicago, but I do not support this strike. Every time I see a sign with a scathing message for Mayor Emanuel, I am more convinced... Read more »

Chicago Teacher's Strike? Whose Side Are You On?

We are days away from a potential strike by the Chicago Teacher’s Union. There is enough blame to go around that could probably circle the earth. The teachers, the teachers union, CPS administration and Mayor Rahm Emanuel are all responsible for the potential strike. Everyone and I mean everyone has behaved badly. They all may... Read more »