Chicago Public Schools leaders and Chicago Teachers Union officials are tussling over who can rob city students of more class time in the upcoming weeks. Call it: The War of Bad — OK, Terrible — Ideas.
Illinois K-12 Superintendent Tony Smith says he wants $7.2 billion more in funding right now – not over ten years. His demand reveals the complete disconnect between Illinois’ education bureaucracy and the real world.
If you're going to claim that "socially responsible investing" is the right way to manage money, you might want to check the stock price before bragging about an example. Over $20 billion of shareholder value lost in an instant.