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David vs Goliath: Threatened Grade School Principal Stands up to Chicago’s Corrupt Political Machine

29 Aug

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Former Chicago Public Schools chief to plead guilty to bribery scheme – Chicago Tribune – October 8, 2015

http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/local/breaking/ct-barbara-byrd-bennett-chicago-public-schools-charged-met-20151008-story.html

Mayor Emanuel must answer for SUPES contact scandal – Chicago Tribune – June 1, 2015

http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/opinion/editorials/ct-barbara-byrd-bennett-supes-rahm-emanuel-edit-0602-20150601-story.html

New light shed on City Hall’s ties to CPS scandal – Chicago  Tribune – May 7, 2015

http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/local/politics/ct-school-contract-investigation-swanson-20150507-story.html

> THE ORIGINAL POST ABOUT THE GRADE SCHOOL PRINCIPAL FIGHTING CORRUPTION IN CHICAGO STARTS HERE <

“Principal known as Emanuel critic reprimanded by mayor’s school board.” – Chicago Tribune, August 29, 2015

http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/local/politics/ct-troy-laraviere-principal-warning-vote-met-0828-20150827-story.html

We Dont Need Heroes Troy L

Troy LaRaviere’s Blog: A place to discuss a better school system for all Chicagoans

http://troylaraviere.net/

Troy LaRaviere: My Statement on CPS’ “Warning Resolution”
CONTEXT AND BACKGROUND
I’ve been asked for my thoughts in response to the Chicago Public Schools (CPS) Board of Education issuing a “warning resolution” against me for opposing their backward education policy and corrupt fiscal management of our school district. Before responding, I have to write a few words about who I am. …

http://troylaraviere.net/2015/08/28/my-statement-on-cps-warning-resolution/

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HEY, LET’S BLAME IT ON THE TEACHER AS USUAL

Lloyd Lofthouse is a former U.S. Marine and Vietnam Veteran, with a BA in journalism and an MFA in writing,
who taught in the public schools for thirty years (1975 – 2005).

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3 responses to “David vs Goliath: Threatened Grade School Principal Stands up to Chicago’s Corrupt Political Machine

  1. Lloyd Lofthouse

    August 29, 2015 at 08:50

    Reblogged this on Lloyd Lofthouse.

     
  2. Publius Withering

    August 29, 2015 at 08:50

    Wow! Great post! We need more brave administrators like Mr. LaRaviere! I read his piece about the resolution against him this morning, and I am in awe of his courage!

     
    • Lloyd Lofthouse

      August 29, 2015 at 08:51

      Me too! I even wondered if he might be a former U.S. Marine. :o)

       

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