How Segregated Is Your School District? A Vox Article Seeks To Show You

Tuesday, January 24, 2018 || By Local News Curator || @maywoodnews 

Vox reported earlier this month on a series of recent studies that find most school districts draw attendance zones that “are gerrymandered to put white students in classrooms that are even whiter than the communities they live in. The result, they say, is that schools today are re-segregating.

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Report: Proviso School Districts Among Top Destinations For CPS Transfers

Thursday, January 4, 2018 || By Local News Curator || @maywoodnews 

According to a Chicago Reporter analysis published Dec. 19, “Chicago’s public schools lost more than 52,000 black students. Now, the school district, which was majority black for half a century, is on pace to become majority Latino.”

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Tribune: Bellwood District 88 Changed Leaders Nine Times Since 2001

District 88 interim superintendent Rosemary Hendricks. Photo by Chuck Berman for the Chicago Tribune. Monday, January 5, 2015 || By Angela Caputo || Chicago Tribune Tribune says the district is emblematic of other suburban districts in financial peril A west suburban school district hired and removed the same superintendent twice in five years, giving her a combined $120,000 package on the way out. In November, Bellwood … Continue reading Tribune: Bellwood District 88 Changed Leaders Nine Times Since 2001