The Legacy Of CPS & Segregation

Here are a couple of school-related MLK articles from over the weekend -- plus a cartoon.  Anything else I missed?

Fight for integration failed, but paved way for change Sun Times:  For then 12-year-old Tony Burroughs, the three week sit-in by black parents and students at Burnside Elementary School — 50 years ago this month — was life-changing.

Somebody Nobody Sent The 312:  The more complex situation in Chicago, where vigilante de facto segregation quietly morphed into official civic de facto segregation, was a harder battle—even Martin Luther King was somebody nobody sent.

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  • Is this the Lab School at UofC?

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