Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel's midterm job performance ratings shows that disapproval among the city's voters is growing, particularly among African Americans, according to a new poll from Tribune/WGN-TV.
Quanzina Haynes plans to pull her children from the Chicago Public
Schools (CPS) district if the Chicago Board of Education votes in favor
of closing their school, Graeme Stewart Elementary.
closure for me would really mean a hardship for my family, because I
feel I have no choice but to enroll my kids in a Catholic school,” said
Haynes, 33, a single mother of two sons, ages eight and 10.
The Chicago Public Schools’ plan to shakeup and shut down a
record-breaking number of neighborhood schools in June will likely lead
to further charter school expansion in the city, education policy
experts and activists predict.