U.S. Department of Education: 79% of Chicago 8th Graders Not Proficient in Reading

September 10, 2012 § 3 Comments

Seventy-nine percent of the 8th graders in the Chicago Public Schools are not grade-level proficient in reading, according to the U.S. Department of Education, and 80 percent are not grade-level proficient in math.

via CNS News.

Very… very… sad.

Teachers make over $60/hour.  Get awesome benefits.  Not getting the job done.  On strike demanding more money.

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