Posts tagged ‘schools’

PDA-Chicago: Don’t Take Our Children’s Money!

by , posted on Monday, August 6th, 2012 at 8:00 am

from PDA-Chicago

Join PDA Chicago as we stand with the Chicago Teachers Solidarity Campaign this Wednesday, August 8, to protest public tax money going to corporate welfare.

5:30-8:00 p.m., Lake Park Ave. and E. 53rd St., Chicago, 60615

$5.2 million of property taxes intended for our public schools is going to Hyatt Hotels, a company that doesn’t need it. No more corporate welfare!


David Stovall: The Facts and Failures of Educational Policy

by , posted on Thursday, April 26th, 2012 at 5:21 pm

from The Nation

Schools have morphed from extensions of a community into centers that more closely resemble factories and prisons, says David Stovall, associate professor at the University of Illinois at Chicago. What will it take to confront this reality, instead of distancing ourselves from it, as we are now?