Readers might remember the posts I wrote a couple of years ago about the campaign by Chicago parents to turn a building on their local school site’s property so that their kids could have access to a library. Well, in Mayor Emanual’s latest in a long line of tone-deaf parent engagement moves, the building was […]
The ongoing parent protest demanding a school library, which I’ve posted about several times previously, has resulted in a meeting with the new Chicago Superintendent. You can read a Chicago Tribune story about what happened here.
I’ve previously written about a long-term parent sit-in at a school in Chicago where they were demanding a library be created. It looks like the parents got what they wanted for the school, and are just waiting for the school board to approve the agreement in late October.
“Parents Build Library in Building Slated for Demo” is the headline for a story on the Chicago NBC affiliate website. It’s the latest report on the parent sit-in I’ve written about in the past.
Parents have been sitting-in and refusing to leave a school’s fieldhouse (I’m not quite sure what that is) and demanding the Chicago Public Schools instead convert it into a library. It’s scheduled to be demolished and have a soccer field created at its location, instead. You can read more about it here: Field house face-off: […]