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UPDATE: CPS Agrees to Build Library at Whittier Elementary

Monday, Chicago Public Schools (CPS) agreed to lease the field house next to Whittier Elementary School to a community group for $1 a year and build a library inside the school.Since September 15th, parents of the Pilsen school children have bee continue reading »

UPDATE:  Heat Restored at Pilsen School Sit-in

Monday, Chicago Public Schools turned off the heat to an elementary school field house in which parents had taken up residence in protest of CPS’s decision to tear it down. The City Council, Wednesday told CPS to postpone demolition of the Whittier Elementary School field house and restore the heat to the building continue reading »

UPDATE: Heat Turned Off at Site of Pilsen School Sit-In

Monday, at the request of CPS, People’s Gas shut off the gas to Whittier Elementary’s field house in preparation for the building’s demolition, said a People’s Gas spokesman. For almost three weeks, parents have been living in Whittier Elementary Scho continue reading »

UPDATE: Day 6 of Protest At Whittier Elementary and No One Budging

The sixth day of a protest in a Pilsen elementary school has both Chicago Public School (CPS) officials and parents of students refusing to budge. Civil activists, parents, and children are occupying the field house at Whittier Elementary School stil continue reading »