Protesting Parents Continue Sit-In At Whittier Elementary SchoolThe latest sit-in at the Whittier Elementary School, in Pilsen, is in its third day, as protesting parents formulate a response to a warning from new Schools CEO Jean-Claude Brizard.
New Dispute Erupts At Pilsen Elementary School Between Parents, CPSFor the second time in less than a year, parents have begun to mount an around-the-clock sit-in at the field house adjacent to the Whittier Elementary School, in the Southwest Side Pilsen neighborhood.
Still No Library At Whittier School; Parents ProtestA 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.
CPS Offers Whittier Parents 5 Options For LibraryChicago 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.
Huberman Signs Agreement To Build Library At WhittierChicago 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.
Potential Deal To End Whittier School StandoffParents and activists have reached a tentative deal with the Chicago Public Schools that could end a month-long standoff at Whittier Elementary School.
Whittier School Parents Still ProtestingThe 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.
CPS Meets Parents' Demands At Whittier SchoolSome 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.
Whittier School Sit-In Parents Claim Small VictoryThey want the fieldhouse saved and are pleased by a meeting with the alderman and schools CEO. PHOTOS
School Bosses Cut Off Gas To Standoff SiteThe fight over the field house at Whittier Elementary School in the Pilsen neighborhood is about to get worse.
Makeshift Library Opens As Sit-In Continues