I spent yesterday morning in the library of Chicago's Lincoln Park High School, listening to students talk about what the word "hero" means to them. This wasn't any normal school day.
Lincoln Park produced both the highest-ranked city neighborhood high school and an elementary-middle school in the top 25 statewide, according to the results of an annual Chicago Sun-Times analysis of state test scores released Wedn... Read Post
Yesterday, students held a sit-in at Williams Elementary to protest school closures and students walked out of Lincoln Park High School to protest teacher firings. [ more › ] Read Post