Chicago School Closings; Film Screening, Research Presentation, and Panel Discussion


Chicago's School Closings — Film Screening, Research Presentation, and Discussion The second installment in The School Project film series, Chicago's Public Schools: Closed will explore the major event in 2013 that sparked the filmmaker team to begin this project: the [...]

Irene Robinson Cries, “Mayor You Stole My Children’s Safe, Sane Neighborhood School”


Surrounded by girls, Rasheed Curtis, 6, talks about why Overton should stay open before the last day of school at Overton Elementary School, June 19, 2013. | Jessica Koscielniak ~ Sun-Times Mayor You Stole My Children’s Safe, Sane Neighborhood SchoolA second open letter from Irene Robinson [...]

The Alliance To Reclaim Our Schools – May 13 Rally at the Supreme Court – The Struggle Continues


EVENT RECAP – Over 500 parents, students and educators rallied in front of the U.S. Supreme Court on May 13th, the 60th anniversary of the landmark Brown v. Board of Education decision. The rally kicked off a National Week of Action organized by the Alliance [...]

IDEA: The Institute for Democratic Education in America Invites You To May 9th Journey For Justice Webinar


Post by IDEA. The J4J Children Are Not Collateral Damage Webinar – May 9th 2014 – 8:30PM ET Jitu Brown, National Director of J4J Alliance, Deborah Meier, Educator for near fifty years, Activist, and President of Save Our Schools Board, Chicago's Dyett High School Students, [...]