On Monday, CPS released the list of schools slated for “turnaround,” including Cassals and Piccolo. The West Humboldt Park Parent Network is meeting to decide what we will do about this latest round of school privatization.
Residents of West Humboldt Park are welcome to attend a meeting around the re-purposing of the vacant Laura Ward Elementary School.
When: Tuesday, July 14, 2015 6:00pm – 8:00pm Where: Nia Family Center 744 N. Monticello Ave. Chicago, IL 60624
BT members began working on the re-purposing of the vacant school early 2014, many issues arose such as immediate safety concerns. Never the less the re-purposing of the school is important. Read a recent articlewith BT Co-Director Cecile Carroll, and Alderman Walter Burnett around the issues facing the community and the re-purposing of Laura Ward.
Saturday, July 11th will the next Chicago Educational Facilities Task force at :
10 A.M. – 12 NOON
(Sign-in/Registration to begin at 9:30 A.M.)
Hope Presbyterian Church
1354 West 61st Street
– Chicago Public Schools’ 10-Year Educational Facilities Master Plan (EFMP)
– CLASS SIZE
– SCHOOL REPURPOSING
– FACILITY CONDITIONS
Concerned parents, educators, students, community members, elected officials, and other stakeholders are urged to provide testimony on these topics atSaturday’s meeting.
Written testimony on these topics may be submitted to the CEFTF via email to this address: email@example.com
As always, the members of the CEFTF welcome and value your input.
Blocks Together is sponsoring a community forum regarding the current negotiations between the Chicago Teachers Union and Chicago Public Schools. In 2012 the CTU and CPS negotiations failed and the historic 2012 teachers strike happened. Come ask questions about the contract negotiations, share your concerns and offer input on your own school and community and how both sides can better serve our children during these negotiations. RSVP by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
When: Wednesday, June 10, 6-8pm
Where: Kelly Hall YMCA 824 N Hamlin Ave, Chicago