Crain’s piles on UNO’s shady finances

Crain’s calls it “Springfield magic: money for schools – some schools”:

Greg Hinz writes:

Remember “new math?” How about funky math, Springfield style?

Here’s a story only a Chicagoan could really appreciate, a story about how one chain of privately operated charter schools recently almost got a whopping $35 million grant — as much as Chicago Public Schools were to get for the entire city — thanks to a well-placed pol or two.


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