Why We Need Schools To Uplift Their Communities Now More Than Ever

At this point, it's not enough to just say "no" to reforms. We also need to have alternative solutions for our children.

As Helen Keller said, "The only thing worse than being blind is having sight but no vision."

That's why on Wednesday, when Chicago Public Schools decided to shut down 50 public schools, along with either combining or putting others in a turnaround model, even the casual observer could see the absolute failure of our current public education system and its wayward reforms.

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