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Gangs are Latest Excuse for Not Closing Failing, Half-Empty Chicago Schools

God_Of_War Wrote: Jan 14, 2013 2:25 PM
Hey, Pistol....the difference between Chicago and Wisconsin is there are more whites in Wisconsin. These Chicago school districts are mostly black. You can't expect reasonable policy from these people. Imagine what America would be if it were 100% black. It would be in total chaos.....just like Africa.
MAVERICK ONE Wrote: Jan 14, 2013 8:56 PM
Delta Wrote: Jan 14, 2013 3:54 PM
FYI, there are as many children of other races on welfare, thanks to the "free stuff" the demmmie/progressives hand out. I'm Caucasian and detest welfare for people of ALL races, mine included. And I believe Africa is in total chaos because of the unenlightened, crooked politicians "running" those countries not the ill-educated citizenries.

Instead of appropriately dealing with gang-related violence, an independent Chicago school closure commission is recommending no school closures because such a move could force students to cross gang lines.

So in Chicago, gang violence is the “new normal” and instead of combating and gaining some control over the problem, city leaders are simply accommodating it.

Wow. Gangs of street punks are now influencing public policy and million dollar decisions. It looks like they really have won.

Of course the Chicago Teachers Union, which stands to lose money if schools close, agrees with the recommendation.

The CTU has been arguing against...