Monthly Archives: February 2014

Extra…In Case You Missed It, a Week's Review

Chicago SECRET SUSPENSION SAUCE: “As it continues to modify strict disciplinary policies in an effort to keep students in the classroom, Chicago Public Schools on Tuesday released data showing privately run charter schools expel students at a vastly higher rate than the rest of the district,” the Tribune reports. “The data reveal that during the

Class-Action Suit Filed in Federal Court, Deploring "Life-Threatening Violence" at County Jail

A class-action lawsuit on behalf of 2,000 men housed in two of the highest security units in Cook County was filed in U.S. District Court on Thursday, seeking to bring a halt to abuses that some 30 years of public ridicule, court intervention and investigations has allegedly failed to stem. The federal suit alleges that