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Segregationist Policies’ Impact in CPS

Segregationist Policies’ Impact in CPS

Recently, CPS CEO Claypool invoked the racist policies of the south to draw attention to inequitable state funding in Illinois. However, he refuses to acknowledge the ways Jim Crow policies have shaped school opportunity in Chicago, both in the past, and under his...
What’s happening with ESSA?

What’s happening with ESSA?

Earlier this month, Congress voted to block the implementation of a key bundle of Obama-era education policies in a 50-49 Senate vote. A week later, Betsy DeVos issued her own replacement guidelines. Under her new rules, state education agencies have to consult with...
Just how much sanctuary does Chicago provide for undocumented students?

Just how much sanctuary does Chicago provide for undocumented students?

The US Department of Justice has confirmed what we’ve known to be true in Chicago: the Chicago Police Department consistently uses unreasonable and deadly force against communities of color with little accountability. These findings come from a DOJ report that states,...