It also led public school parent, lawyer, and community activist Matt Farmer to pursue the paper trail leading to the IB conversion. Sensing something fishy here, he filed an FOIA request on June 27 which of course was stonewalled by CPS. But that just brought out the bulldog in Matt, who won't take "no" for an answer when it comes to transparency in our public schools. After being dicked around for more than a month, it seems like our intrepid attorney has put the fear of a court battle into the bureaucracy.
Rahm's now trying to make the whole thing go away by claiming that the decision "is not final."
Matt tells the whole story of CPS intrigue today over at the Beachwood Reporter.