Wendell Phillips Academy High School

The old William Jones College Preparatory High School is being replaced by a new building, and officials plan to tear down the old one when the new school is finished, but local residents want the old building to stay as a neighborhood high school. Jones is currently a selective enrollment school open to students citywide. (Credit: CBS)

South Loop Residents Want Old Jones High School To Stay As Neighborhood School

There’s a brand new, elite public high school going up in the South Loop, but there’s controversy, too. Not over the new building, but over what to do with the old one.

CBS 2–08/23/2012