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First Day of School: Not For Richard Milburn High School

First Day of School: Not For Richard Milburn High School
Yesterday marked the first day of school for Chicago Public School students on “Track E”, which is considered year round schooling. In Chatham, there are several schools on Track E, although none have air conditioning and there is no evidence that scores are increasing. Well there will be one less school in Chatham, when the... Read more »

Chicago Public Schools: The Lack of a Restorative Justice System Causes Kaos

Chicago Public Schools: The Lack of a Restorative Justice System Causes Kaos
Several weeks ago I wrote about the Chicago Public Schools visiting the Chatham community about Richard Milburn Alternative High School http://www.chicagonow.com/concerned-citizens-of-chatham/2011/10/capcc-to-cps-richard-milburn-alternative-high-school-must-go/. The high school is a “safe school” defined by Chicago Public Schools. The alternative high school moved from one of the Chicago Archdioces catholic schools at Holy Angels Catholic Church in the Bronzeville community... Read more »

What Chatham Residents Want

What Chatham Residents Want
Over the past several weeks Chatham residents told EZ Pawn No. They told Richard Milburn Alternative High School No. These actions have caused some to feel that saying NO is counterproductive to the growth of the community. When Lakeview, Beverly, or Rodgers Park say NO its Ok. Others say Chatham residents do not know what... Read more »
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What to do This Weekend

What to do This Weekend
The 2011 100 Black Men of Chicago College Sponsorship Fair THIS SATURDAY October 15th 9am-3pm UIC Forum 725 W. Roosevelt Rd. Chicago, IL 60612 Register on the link below! STUDENTS BRING YOUR ACT RESULTS, & TRANSCRIPTS. On site interviews! Dress for success! MEN SUITS AND TIES, WOMEN BUSINESS ATTIRE!! http://www.100bmc.org/StudentParentPage.htm Greater Chatham Alliance Community Organization... Read more »

Why is Chatham Attractive to Alternative Schools?

Back in 2008, I attended a community meeting hosted by the Chatham Avalon Park Community Council (CAPCC) and I expected it to be an uneventful meeting until the guest was introduced. The guest was a representative of Youth Connecions Charter Schools ( http://www.yccs.us/). The representative informed the audience of several interesting facts. There was a growing... Read more »