Gladstone 'family' backs school Chicago Journal
spite of the outpouring of support for Gladstone at the meetings, CPS
officials said they cannot justify keeping the school open. "The reality is they just don't have kids in the
neighborhood," said David Pickens, deputy to CPS CEO Arne Duncan.
"There are no homes, no apartments, no buildings. This is not a
residential area anymore."
Eager to avoid a City Council showdown with Mayor Daley, rebel rookie
Ald. Brendan Reilly (42nd) has presented the Children’s Museum with a
list of two dozen alternatives to the mayor’s controversial plan to
build a $40 million Children’s Museum in Grant Park.
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