I've talked about the lack of diversity in many Chicago schools, especially charter schools, to many people. This investigation by WBEZ illuminates the uptick since Mayor Rahm Emmanuel has taken office. The details, data, and denial of the realities of our school system being broke makes it even more disgusting.
Under Mayor Rahm Emanuel, Chicago Public Schools has spent millions on brand new schools and expensive additions, even in places where neighboring schools have plenty of space for extra students.
This is a great 7 minute piece which reveals a small peak of the systemic racism in our city. Take a listen and the let's talk.