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Chicago's Next Education Crisis Isn't Limited to Chicago -- Here's Why

  ·  Sylvia Puente

This time last year, my hometown of Chicago was poised to make headlines across the country as Chicago Public Schools (CPS) was on the verge of one of its most tumultuous school years in recent history, kicking off with a tense teacher strike and wrapping up with the heartbreaking closure of nearly 50 community schools. The eyes of the nation were fixed on our corner of Illinois -- not just to follow the controversy, but also because as one of the country's global, diverse cities, Chicago is litmus test of educational realities across the country.

This blog was originally posted on the Huffington Post. Click here for the full entry. 

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