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Whittier Elementary School Parents

Whittier School Sit-In Continues Despite Passing Of Deadline

Parents sitting in at the Whittier Elementary School fieldhouse let a construction deadline come and go Tuesday.

WBBM Newsradio–06/29/2011

Whittier Elementary School Fieldhouse On West 23rd Street. (Lisa Fielding/WBBM Photo)

Whittier School Sit-In Will Block New Library

The sit-in by parents at Whittier Elementary School in Pilsen will continue, even though it will mean no library will be built for students for the coming school year.

CBS Chicago–06/28/2011

People test a Kindle 2 after a press conference unveiling latest version of Amazon's popular electronic reader, the Kindle, in New York on Feb. 9, 2009. (Photo by Emmanuel Dunand/AFP/Getty Images)

Library Books On Kindle By End Of Year In Chicago

Chicago Public Library officials say—after a long wait—people who use the Kindle e-reader will soon be able to borrow library books too.

CBS Chicago–06/03/2011

Mayor Daley shows a scrapbook from his recent trip to China. (Credit: Craig Dellimore/Newsradio 780)

Daley Hopes For Exhibit In Library

As he winds down his last few days in office, Mayor Richard M. Daley is reflecting on his legacy and the kind of honor he’d like after he ends his 22-year run at City Hall this coming Monday.

CBS Chicago–05/12/2011

Whittier Elementary School Fieldhouse On West 23rd Street. (Lisa Fielding/WBBM Photo)

Still No Library At Whittier School; Parents Protest

A noisy demonstration outside a Chicago School Board meeting today indicates that the controversy over an old field house at Whittier Elementary School is not over.

CBS Chicago–03/23/2011

Kurt Vonnegut

Indianapolis Vonnegut Library Offers Sneak Peek

Fans of celebrated author and onetime Chicagoan Kurt Vonnegut have the chance to get a sneak peek at the partially completed library in Indianapolis.

CBS Chicago–11/12/2010

Whittier Elementary School Fieldhouse On West 23rd Street. (Lisa Fielding/WBBM Photo)

CPS Offers Whittier Parents 5 Options For Library

Chicago Public Schools CEO Ron Huberman has presented parents at Whittier Elementary School with five proposals for placing a library at the school where parents staged a six-week sit in demanding a library.

CBS Chicago–10/29/2010

A Scene From The Parent Sit-In At The Whittier Elementary School Fieldhouse. (Lisa Fielding/WBBM Photo)

Sit-In At Whittier Elementary’s Field House Officially Ends

A weeks-long sit-in at Whitter Elementary School’s field house has officially ended Wednesday evening.

CBS 2–10/27/2010

Whittier Elementary School Fieldhouse On West 23rd Street. (Lisa Fielding/WBBM Photo)

Huberman Signs Agreement To Build Library At Whittier

Chicago Public Schools CEO Ron Huberman agreed Wednesday to give parents at Whittier Elementary School a signed letter committing to a deal to put a library at Whittier, which could end a weeks-long sit-in at the school’s field house.

CBS 2–10/27/2010

RedBox DVD Rental Kiosks

Library’s Version Of Redbox May Be Coming Soon

The Chicago Public Library’s very own version of Redbox could be coming to a CTA station near you.

10/26/2010

Whittier Elementary School Parents

Potential Deal To End Whittier School Standoff

Parents and activists have reached a tentative deal with the Chicago Public Schools that could end a month-long standoff at Whittier Elementary School.

CBS Chicago–10/20/2010

Whittier Elementary School Fieldhouse On West 23rd Street. (Lisa Fielding/WBBM Photo)

Whittier School Parents Still Protesting

The Chicago Public Schools are offering a compromise to end the stalemate over a field house at Whittier Elementary School, but parents aren’t ready to end their sit-in just yet.

CBS 2–10/19/2010

Whittier Protest

CPS Meets Parents’ Demands At Whittier School

Some parents met with Chicago Public Schools chief executive officer Ron Huberman this morning, as they fight to save an old field house at Whittier Elementary School.

10/18/2010

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