Pay attention, principals. If Monday's Edison vote goes the way I sensed back in November that it would, you may want to think twice before suspending a kid whose parent sits on your LSC.
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Now that they've had some success destroying public education, the school reform privateers are setting their sights on something even more precious and fundamental to our nation -- our democracy.
Recently, I learned that the League of Women Voters/Chicago was preparing to revisit their statement on local school councils, the elected parent-majority bodies that run most Chicago Public Schools.
Is it possible that arrogance and autocracy are on their way out in Chicago? Or will they simply find a new host?
Giving Mayor Daley more power over our schools is a bad idea.
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