DePriest has earned numerous academic awards and last year, a first-grade instructor received the Golden Apple Award honoring exceptional teaching (pictured).
The YMCA and other service providers offer after-school, summer and weekend programs for students, parents and community members at May.
Hundreds of West Side community members attended a second CPS meeting in the Austin-North Lawndale Network hours after the list was made public Wednesday, urging that their school be spared.
Bonita Robinson, a member of the Chicago Teachers Union Black Caucus, says Chicago Public Schools’ utilization crisis is a false narrative.
The group called for no school shutdowns Thursday night at Friendship Baptist Church at the first of two CPS Austin-North Lawndale Network community meetings.
CPS will hold two meetings about neighborhood school closures Jan. 31 and Feb. 13 in the Austin-North Lawndale network.
CPS will hold two community meetings Jan. 31 and Feb. 13 in the Austin-North Lawndale network for feedback about what neighborhood schools could close.
By Reema Amin |
One woman urges residents at a recent community meeting to take more dramatic action to prevent West Side students from losing their schools.