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Jones College Prep Needs Leaders To Listen After Principal Removed Over Handling Of Student’s Nazi-Like Costume, Community Says

Longtime Principal Joseph Powers was removed after videos of a student goose-stepping in a Nazi-like uniform spread on social media. It is unclear if the student will be disciplined.

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After Principal’s Ouster, Jones College Prep Students Stage Sit-In To Combat Racism On Campus

CPS removed Principal Joseph Powers after video surfaced of a student goose-stepping in a Nazi-like costume during the school's Halloween parade.

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Jones College Prep Principal Removed After Halloween Parade With Student Goose-Stepping In Nazi-Like Uniform

The incident was "completely inconsistent with our values as a school district," CPS CEO Pedro Martinez told parents Friday. Arthur Slater will take over Joseph Powers' post immediately.

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Jones College Prep Students Plan Protest After Student Shows Up In Nazi-Like Uniform On Halloween

A student showed up to school in what appeared to be a Nazi uniform on Halloween and goose-stepped during a parade. Now, students are planning a walkout.

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Tensions Mount At Jones College Prep After ‘Build The Wall’ Quote Makes It Into High School Yearbook

It is unclear if any disciplinary action will be taken against the student, but the incident will be discussed at Jones' local school council meeting Tuesday.

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Jones College Prep’s Controversial Principal Will Stay After CPS Boss Rejects Vote To Fire Him

The local school council at Jones voted last month to begin the process of removing Joseph Powers. But CPS CEO Pedro Martinez cited insufficient evidence to fire him.

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CPS Investigating Jones College Prep Amid Clashes, Complaints About Unequal Treatment For Boys And Girls Sports

Students and teachers say there's a pattern of discrimination at the prestigious CPS school, including a recent uproar involving the track teams. CPS is probing potential Title IX violations in Jones' athletic department.

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