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Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel Chooses Private School For Kids

07/22/2011 8:45 am 1 comment

Source: Valerie Strauss / The Washington Post

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel, who strongly supports school reform that centers on standardized test-based accountability for students, schools and teachers, has decided to send his children to a private school that doesn’t obsess on standardized tests.

Emanuel, who served in the White House as President Obama’s chief of staff for a few years, and his wife have chosen, according to a local radio station CBS News 2 in Chicago, to send their three children to the prestigious University of Chicago Laboratory Schools in Hyde Park.

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    He has a right to choose a school for his children. I understand. I am a public school teacher and understand why some of us choose private. It goes along with discipline not just education. Public school students have too many rights to act the fool in the classroom, while private schools are less tolerant.

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