Well, one thing you can say about Huberman is that he's running the schools as a business.
In the private sector, CEOs and their executives - as well as managers on down the line - get rewarded handsomely for firing people to "right-size" their budgets.
Update: Linda Lutton on WBEZ:
If you’re wondering what the future might look like for schools and marketing, check out Hamilton Elementary. The North Side school came close to death last year, but then won a last-minute reprieve.
PARADIS: And actually what Ron Huberman said was, ‘Why would I close a high performing school that just needs to be marketed for more people?’