Recently the Mayor appointed a new President to the Board of Education, Mary
Mike Klonsky (@mikeklonsky on twitter), blogger and advocate for Small Schools
movement posted his take on the situation:
"Daley appoints another fixer" is the title of his article.
I won't post the text of the blog, here. (What should policy be on that?)
I invite your thoughts on this -- Education is a core issue for quality of life
in the city.
Violence in and around schools has been a major topic in Chicago as a result of
some tragic events in the past year. Are we taking meaningful steps towards
changing the situation? Who should we be watching on this topic? Who should
we invite to the Chicago Region Civic Forum? What lessons can be drawn for
concerned citizens and parents?
Hyde Park, Chicago