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Tag Results for "Whittier Elementary"

CPS Goes Back on Word, Whittier School Sit-in Begins Again

Last year, parents of Whittier Elementary School students fought to save a fieldhouse on the school's property. After a month-long battle with the Chicago Public Schools board, continue reading »

UPDATE: CPS and Whittier Parents Come to Agreement

After today's meeting, Chicago Public School officials and Whittier Elementary School parents says they have reached a deal that could end their month-long standoff over the dilapidated field house next to the school. Parents say they will continue the sit in until the deal is approved by the school board, made official, and in writing. continue reading »

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 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 »