Public Schools has been on a mission to get as many students as
possible to attend the first day. But at one neighborhood high school
on the city’s South Side some students spent the day in confusion,
rather than in class.
Building teacher-community solidarity Socialist Worker
A FEW important debates were also raised in the discussion, including
the question of whether parents would support a teachers' strike.
Operation Backpack puts Jordan students on the fast track Chicago Journal
Living in Glencoe, Lois Scheyer is used to seeing well-appointed
schools. She's used to seeing children whose backpacks are brimming
with crayons and glue sticks, paper and notebooks, and computer ink
cartridges. But what she saw 10 years ago on the first day of school at
Jordan Elementary Community School in Rogers Park nearly broke her
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