This is one of the worst Chicago schools out there. They need to replace the principal. He is no leader. My child was mistakenly placed in a Spanish-speaking classroom because of his last name although he spoke no Spanish. Even though I spoke personally with the principal about it; he refused to (said that he couldn't) transfer my son to an English-speaking classroom. After 2 1/2 months of trying to do something about it and a loss of education for my child, I was forced to transfer him to a private school -- a measure that affected my finances drastically, yet worth every penny for my child's education. This is what you experience with Chicago Public Schools. City parents -- beware.
It's true! The principal and school just don't care about the students. My own son was removed from Budlong because he was still learning cat and dog in the fourth grade. No one cared about the students safety or well being. I know of children that have gotten into fights on school ground, the principal (and the school in general) just didn't care and did nothing to resolve any matters.
The principal does not know whats going on half the time. They dont care about the students work it seems they care only about the smarter students and drop the ones that need help and dont bother calling the parents.
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