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Education Articles of Interest

“Join us to celebrate
our neighborhood
public schools and
honor 50 schools on
the anniversary of
their closing. "
In this Issue:

• Education Articles of Interest

• Neighborhood Schools
Picnic

 Still Separate Still Unequal

 F.A.C.E. Stakeholders
Conversation
May 12, 2014 ● Volume 2, Issue 1 ● School Daze ● Consulting@Valeriefleonard.com


School Daze
Private operators dominate public schools in North Lawndale
http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/education/ct-privatization-schools-
north-lawndale-20140510,0,5526887.story

UNO Paid Fired Teacher $150K to Settle Case, Records Show
http://politics.suntimes.com/article/chicago/uno-paid-fired-teacher-150k-
settle-case-records-show/mon-05122014-457am

Different Standards for Different Students
State gets permission from the feds to ditch No Child Left
Behind rules
http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/education/ct-school-ratings-overhaul-
met-20140511,0,3734551.story#vf-1131800000344

Under Emanuel Principals Have No Voice
http://www.suntimes.com/opinions/letters/27339293-474/under-emanuel-
principals-have-no-voice.html

Responses to "Under Emanuel Principals Have No Voice"
http://troylaraviere.blogspot.com/

Turnaround to Turnover
http://www.catalyst-chicago.org/news/2014/05/07/65921/turnaround-
turnover

Teacher Turnover
http://www.catalyst-chicago.org/issues/2014/05/teacher-turnover

Dyett High Protesters Demand Meeting with
Rahm, Byrd-Bennett
http://www.dnainfo.com/chicago/20140507/downtown/dyett-high-
protesters-demand-meeting-with-rahm-byrd-bennett





Updates on issues impacting our schools
from a North Lawndale perspective.
Published by Valerie F. Leonard

School Daze is published by
Valerie F. Leonard. Valerie is a
consultant to nonprofit organizations
and is very active in North Lawndale.
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Neighborhood Schools Picnic

Join us to celebrate our neighborhood public schools and honor 50 schools on the anniversary of their closing. We will
have activities and games for kids of all ages. Bring a picnic blanket and basket and join us for fun, snacks and much
more! Spend time meeting other parents, teachers and community organizations as we work to strengthen schools for
ALL kids.

We will meet near Western and Pershing, by the fieldhouse. Spread the word!








































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Still Separate Still Unequal

GEM is sponsoring a rally in front of the now closed Pope School to commemorate the 60th anniversary of the Brown
Versus the Board of Education of Topeka, Kansas decision. Please note the flyer below for additional details.


































May 12, 2014 ● Volume 2, Issue 1 ● School Daze ● Consulting@Valeriefleonard.com


F.A.C.E. Stakeholders Conversation

I thank Adrienne Garner for providing the flyer below. Please read it, and respond to Adrienne as follows:
Adrienne Garner
CPS Family & Community Engagement
125 S. Clark Street, 5th Floor
773 553-1457 (office)
773 490-9326 (cell)
awgarner@cps.edu









































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