The fight to keep Chicago’s public schools open is still on strong.
If you’re not “up” on what’s going on, you probably had some help with that from the consolidated, conciliatory, and corporate press. They can’t be relied on to pump up protest news like so many celeb. rehab stories, ya know.
Search Topsy for #CPSclosings (shortcut to the Topsy search is right HERE) or look at the twitter widget I put on this blog, top right corner.
Labor Notes has a great article:
Chicago School Closings Spark ‘Wildfire’ of Protest
And here’s a first person account:
Nine schools in 12 years: One teacher’s tale of life in Chicago’s public schools – Chicago Reader