Chicago Parent Explains Why She Doesn’t Support a Potential Teacher Strike

There are strong threats of another teacher strike in Chicago. However, everyone isn’t on board. Chicago parent, Latasha Fields, doesn’t support another potential teacher strike. Instead, it justifies why Fields has chosen to homeschool her children in their Washington Heights home. Chicago Unheard recently had a chance to sit down with Fields and hear her thoughts: Do you agree? Sound…

I’ll Tell You What Parents Resist: Low-Performing Schools

The Walton Foundation won’t be funding charter work in Chicago any time soon. That news came to charter school and school quality advocates as an undeniable setback for a movement that has engaged thousands of parents and provided access to college and careers for multiplied thousands of students in Chicago. But it also seemed to set anti-charter advocates like Diane…