Thursday, September 13, 2012

Chicago's Best Public Schools Are Non-Union

And, they do all the things that Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel expects from teachers and what the teachers union refuse to do.
You have to test to get into some of Chicago’s public high schools – others you don’t.

So what’s the best in the no-test group?  A new study shows charters are leading the pack.  Kristyn Hartman reports.

Pritzker College Prep is in the Noble Network of Charter Schools.  Student Fabi Gomez chose it for its drive and discipline. 

“From day one, it’s like going to college – not only going to college, but graduating from college,” said Gomez.

What’s different at Pritzker?

Teachers do not belong to a union. They get bonuses for performance.  School days are longer.


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