"It's a matter of making sure the dollars follow children. If 500 traditional [Chicago Public Schools Students] would go to the parochial schools ... the proportional share (of dollars) should go to the school actually educating those children."Sounds like something someone who supports school choice would say. And that’s exactly what it is.
During the event, Brizard also called for developing more charter schools in partnership with Catholic schools, closing or restaffing 17 failing public schools, and enlisting what Brizard called the “silent majority” that support these turnaround efforts.