Tag: Counselors Not Cops

Invest in Education? Nope, the Chicago Public School Board Invests in Policing

Invest in Education? Nope, the Chicago Public School Board Invests in Policing
Yesterday the CPS Board of Education had a chance to actually be different than the appointed school boards of the past and do right by kids. They were asked to vote on a plan to give the Chicago Police Department $33 Million more dollars for employing police in schools. Out of the school board members... Read more »

Watching “When They See Us” With Students: A teacher reflecting on race, privilege, and why police are in our schools

After final exams were finished a few weeks ago, I asked my juniors what we should watch. They unanimously said “When They See Us”. I cringed, but not because I had any doubts about the series. I had been captivated and enraged by it the week earlier while watching it at home. I cringed because... Read more »