For the news and views you might have missed
Control Ain’t Done Squat For NYC, http://jerseyjazzman.blogspot.com/2013/03/mayoral-control-aint-done-squat-for-nyc.html
Diane Ravitch, The Myth of Mayoral Control of Schools http://www.huffingtonpost.com/diane-ravitch/the-myth-of-mayoral-contr_b_191072.html
Diane Ravitch: Mayoral control means zero accountability, http://voices.washingtonpost.com/answer-sheet/education-secretary-duncan/ravitch-mayoral-control-means.html
Market-oriented education reforms’ rhetoric trumps reality: The impacts of test-based teacher evaluations, school closures, and increased charter school access on student outcomes in Chicago, New York City, and Washington, D.C.
We’re closer than ever to an elected school board in Chicago, http://www.chicagobusiness.com/article/20160303/BLOGS02/160309916/were-closer-than-ever-to-an-elected-school-board-in-Chicago
League of Women Voters’ testimony on mayoral control House Bill 1497Resolution to Oppose
Appointed School Boards Respectfully presented to the 34th Legislative District http://www.34dems.org/sites/34dems/files/Resolution-Oppose-Appointed-School-Boards-02-10-15.pdf
How to Sell Off a City: Welcome to Rahm Emanuel’s Chicago, the privatized metropolis of the future.