Question: Why can't every Chicago Public School student read and write at least at grade level?
Answer: Because Chicago's Politicians, Chicago's business leaders, and Chicago's religious leaders have yet to make it a top priority.
Ensuring that every Chicago Public School student read and write at least at grade level will drastically reduce the crime in Chicago and help make Chicago a city that people want to move to and raise their children.
2015 Reading Levels of 8th-Grade Black Males from the Lowest-Performing Large American School Districts (City\Percentage of 8th-Grade Black Males Proficient in Reading) According to Scores from the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP).
- Chicago - 7%