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Change of Subject: Perhaps a clue why Emanuel didn’t care about Brizard’s slippery graduation statistics

At Huffington Post, Chicago parent-advocate Julie Woestehoff blogs ,

in February, a group of Chicago Public Schools high-schoolers busted Chicago mayor-elect Rahm Emanuel‘s chops in a YouTube video (below) for making false statements about charter schools on the campaign trail:[claimed that, outside of two selective enrollment CPS high schools, the seven top-performing high schools were charters. The students didn’t think that sounded right, did some research, and found out that, in fact, none of the top seven were charter schools, and they explained that in their video.

That didn’t stop Rahm, though. He used the same false statement last month at a student forum. The Sun-Times actually ran an inset to the story correcting Rahm’s assertion, a public tsk-ing almost unheard of in Chicago’s mainstream media.

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