Nearly two months after a contentious labor battle between Chicago teachers and the city, the Chicago Teachers Union is striking yet another blow in a report that calls the city's school system one of "educational apartheid," the Huffington Post reports. The report, which was prepared by five researchers working for the union, aims to highlight the shortcomings of the city’s efforts to close neighborhood schools and replace them with privately-run charter schools. It contends education reform efforts have fostered racial segregation and hindered academic gains.

“When it comes to matters of race and education in Chicago, the attack on...

Subscribe to Read More

Are You an Educator?

Get Free online access to all our news and resources


  • About the Author:

    staff and wire services reports