No one at Fenger this year has known their kids for more than three weeks. This is a tragedy for all the students, not to mention the effects of the staff elimination on the staff... Our schools don't have enough social workers or psychologists to provide critically needed support for these students. Research shows that high-poverty students respond best to low class sizes, but CPS would rather invest in high-priced fancy consulting firmsAlso see Patti Hartigan at True/Slant
Friday, October 2, 2009
'Poorly thought out reform, a travesty...'
Chicago high school teachers and former CTU prez Debbie Lynch, nails it in her letter in today's Sun-Times.