Send a Tweet
Most Popular Choices
Share on Facebook 1 Share on Twitter 2 Share on LinkedIn Share on Reddit Tell A Friend Printer Friendly Page Save As Favorite View Favorites
Best Web OpEds

Chicago: Emails Suggest Rahm Emanuel is Open to Considering a Voucher Program; by Diane Ravitch

Quicklink Submitted By   Follow Me on Twitter     Message Susan Lee Schwartz     Permalink    (# of views)   4 comments, 5 series

Related Topic(s): ; ; ; , Add Tags

View Ratings | Rate It

opednews.com Headlined to H4 8/11/17

Author 40790
Become a Fan
  (23 fans)

 If nothing else happens in Chicago, Rahm Emanuel will go down in history as the only mayor in the US to close 50 public schools in a single day;and now, he is considering a voucher program for Chicago;He has no interest in improving public schools and no hesitation closing them and replacing them with private alternatives. I met him, once, when I was invited to the White House in 2010 to meet with Obama's Domestic Policy Advisor,  & his Education Advisor, to get my reaction to the Common Core standards & their $1 billion proposal for merit pay. Emanuel was rude. He said he had one question for me: Why do Catholic schools perform better than public schools and should we do anything to help them? I tried to explain the differences between private schools and public schools to him.'

Read the rest of the story HERE:

At dianeravitch.net

 

- Advertisement -

View Ratings | Rate It

opednews.com

I began teaching in 1963,; Ba and BS in Education -Brooklyn College. I have the equivalent of 2 additional Master's, mainly in Literacy Studies and Graphic Design. I was the only seventh grade teacher of English from 1990 -1999 at East Side (more...)
 

Susan Lee Schwartz Social Media Pages: Facebook page url on login Profile not filled in       Twitter page url on login Profile not filled in       Linkedin page url on login Profile not filled in       Instagram page url on login Profile not filled in

Go To Commenting
The views expressed herein are the sole responsibility of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of this website or its editors.
Writers Guidelines
Contact AuthorContact Author Contact EditorContact Editor Author PageView Authors' Articles
Support OpEdNews

OpEdNews depends upon can't survive without your help.

If you value this article and the work of OpEdNews, please either Donate or Purchase a premium membership.

STAY IN THE KNOW
If you've enjoyed this, sign up for our daily or weekly newsletter to get lots of great progressive content.
Daily Weekly     OpEdNews Newsletter
Name
Email
   (Opens new browser window)
 

Other Series: View All 310 Articles in "PRIVITIZATION."

Other Series: View All 686 Articles in "Public ignorance & those who use this"