Adam Toledo attended Gary Elementary, the school my husband attended. Last week, the simple question, “What additional resources is Gary Elementary receiving after the killing of Adam?” was met with, “Well, we don’t know. We’ll get back to you.”
Spry Elementary and Spry Community Links High School in Little Village show the power of community schools to boost students’ educational outcomes. Will voters support schools like this in the upcoming election?
Planning for next school year could be an opportunity to rebuild trust between school districts and families. Let’s lay the groundwork for an educational model that is finally worthy of the communities we serve.