Chicago Public School Prom Slogan: “This is Are Story”

A public school in Chicago recently evidenced the very fine job we’re doing of educating our youths. Its deliciously satirical prom slogan was “This is Are Story.” Clearly, this is a rapier wit social commentary tidbit on the educational plight of the poorest members of inner city Chicago. Or it could have been a monumentally ham-headed typo. Yeah. That was probably it. This is sad. Paul Robeson High School in Chicago, the “school” in question, has a pretty awful track record for graduation, Read more […]

School Objects to Pictures of Guns … in Gun-Free Zone Signs

Sometimes the soft-headed absurdity of the effete left leaves me wondering how so many people came to appear so much like parodies of themselves. Apparently administrators at a school in Chicago are up in “arms” about gun-free zone signs they are being asked to post on their property. They are angry because the signs contain pictures of guns. Comments from the principal of this school concerning the signs basically beggar belief. They must be read in a timorous and shaking voice that cracks Read more […]

Special Needs Male Student Strip Searched In Front of Female Faculty Member

Chicago Public Schools has a policy that states that: “Under no circumstances are strip searches of students allowed on CPS premises.” Their policy also states that washroom searchers are not allowed. But that did not stop school officials at Taft High School from pulling a fifteen year old male student out of the classroom, taking him to a bathroom, frisking him with his clothes on and then pulled his pants and underpants down below his knees and checked his genitals. The male student Read more […]

Chicago Schools a Microcosm of Obama’s Next Term

If you want to know what an Obama second term will be like, all you have to do is look at the Chicago school strike: Out-of-control state workers who are demanding more money when the graduation rate is about 60 percent and we are in a deep recession. Here’s what Rahm Emanuel said: “For the first time on record, Chicago Public Schools have achieved higher than a 60 percent graduation rate.” To be exact, it was 60.6 percent, and for this there was a celebration. Keep in mind that this is a Read more […]