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.
Join Blocks Together in celebrating a great year and reflecting on our victories and building toward next year. Come enjoy great food and drinks. You can purchase tickets online at www.btchicago.org. Additionally we are looking for nominations for our first award for a community leader from West Humboldt Park. Nomination forms are available at this Nomination Form and are due October 31st.
Saturday, October 25th 1-3pm at the Blocks Together office, 3455 West North Avenue we will be sponsoring a discussion on the issue of Chicago having an elected school board. There will be refreshments. For more information about the issue download this fact sheet. Why does Chicago need an elected school Board Fact sheet
Should the City of Chicago have an elected school board?
In 2011, 87% of Chicagoans voted in favor of an elected school board.
In 2015, 27th ward residents can too.
Please come out to a community meeting to discuss what is an elected school board and how can it impact Chicago Public Schools.
When: Tuesday, September 23rd, 2014
Where: Blocks Together, 3455 West North Avenue
For more information contact Cecile Carroll, firstname.lastname@example.org, 773-276-2194