Micah Uetricht has written for Salon, In These Times, Jacobin, and TheNation.com. He lives in Chicago.
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Wednesday, March 27, 2013
Chicago Is Ground Zero for Disastrous "Free Market" Reforms of Education
If you want a glimpse of what slash-and-burn free market education reform does in cities throughout the US, look no further than Chicago . Last week, Chicago Public Schools announced its plan to close 54 public elementary schools in the city by next year – about 8% of all public schools in the city.
Thursday, September 20, 2012
Advanced Placement: Chicago Teachers Poised to Lead in the Next School-Reform Fights
Chicago Public School teachers and students were back in classrooms Wednesday morning after union delegates voted Tuesday to end their seven-day strike.