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Are Charter Schools the Answer to - or One Reason for - Chicago's Violence?

Julie Woestehoff | Posted 09.16.2012 | Chicago
Julie Woestehoff

Even the national media has taken notice of the disastrous upsurge in Chicago youth violence. But charter schools may not be the answer. They don't equate with quality, and some communities believe they actually increase violence.

Charter School CEO Slams 'Unfortunate' Chicago Public Schools

Posted 02.02.2012 | Chicago

The Chicago Teacher's Union is demanding an apology from the CEO of New Schools for Chicago over comments she made at a recruitment event disparaging ...