Englewood residents are not yet sure what will become of their six
neighborhood schools on Chicago Public Schools’ (CPS) list to shut down or
relocate in June.
But South Side community members at a Resident
Association of Greater Englewood (R.A.G.E.) meeting Tuesday night said
if the Chicago Board of Education approves CPS’ school action plan, they
want all shuttered schools to become village centers for the
“We do not want any of our institutions closed in
the community, but if they are going to close it, at least let it be
reopened for something that can serve the community,” said community
leader Aysha Butler with R.A.G.E.
A new audit issued by the Illinois Auditor General Tuesday reveals that most of the state's road fund during eight of the last 10 fiscal years has not gone to direct road construction costs, such as maintenance and repairs.
Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel's midterm job performance ratings shows that disapproval among the city's voters is growing, particularly among African Americans, according to a new poll from Tribune/WGN-TV.