Author: Willie Preston

Willie Preston is a Chicago Public Schools parent, owner and operator of Preston Construction, LLC, and a community activist. In 2018 he ran for Illinois state representative in the 31st district, which includes portions of Chicago's South Side.
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As Parents, We’ve Sized up the Risks, and the Time to Send Kids to School Is Now

Seldom, if ever, has there been a time in American history when the kids were eager to return to school, while the teachers dreaded returning and even threatened to boycott. However, this upside-down reality is exactly the case in Chicago today.  This morning, members of the Chicago City Council’s education committee are holding a hearing to hear Chicago Public Schools…