As a parent of three elementary-age students in Chicago Public Schools and a member of the local school council, I’m asking our state and local governments to consider how extra funding that’s coming into our district is allocated.
As a Chicago Public Schools parent for over 20 years, I have taken pride in being involved with my children's success in school.
A former Chicago Public School student herself, Natalie has over a decade of teaching experience in Chicago and is now Chicago International Charter School’s Chief of Academic Accountability.
Sheryl D., has lived in Chicago since 1972, and is the mother of one daughter and one son. Both her daughter, Sherri, and son Stephen were students of Skinner Elementary School and Whitney Young Magnet High School.
Before discovering CICS-Avalon, at the New Schools Expo at Soldier Field, Michael and his family looked at the neighborhood traditional school when their son was about to start kindergarten, but didn’t feel that the environment was right for their son.