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SouthtownStar - Online

Aug 22, 12:00 AM

‘Strong take care of weak’ at first charter school

The first charter school in the area, Southland is the brain child of Blondean Davis, the superintendent of Matteson School District 162 and CEO of Southland. “For my entire career, I’ve made mental notes of things I would want in a school if I could create one from scratch and had a free hand,” said Davis, who was in charge of daily operations of the Chicago Public Schools from 1995 to 2001 and served there as a deputy superintendent of education, district superintendent, principal and teacher.

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