Valin Posted January 14, 2013 Share Posted January 14, 2013 Townhall: Kyle Olson 1/14/13 Instead of appropriately dealing with gang-related violence, an independent Chicago school closure commission is recommending no school closures because such a move could force students to cross gang lines. So in Chicago, gang violence is the “new normal” and instead of combating and gaining some control over the problem, city leaders are simply accommodating it. (Snip) But now taxpayers might have to continue to pay to operate half-empty schools because city leaders don’t seem to be willing to deal with gangs. The Chicago Tribune reported there are 100,000 empty seats in schools in a district that has 400,000 students. (Snip) Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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