Tag: Ogden-Jenner merger

In Open Letter to CPS, Ogden Parents Call for Beyer’s Return as Principal

Editor’s Note: On Monday night, Ogden International parents met with CPS officials to discuss the removal of Principal Michael Beyer. Many declared support for his reinstatement. This open letter outlines their arguments in favor of his retention. Last Thursday, parents at Chicago’s Ogden International School received a letter informing us that Dr. Michael Beyer had been removed from his position…

An Inside Look at the Ogden-Jenner Merger with Two Moms Who Are Making It Happen

When Jenner Elementary mom Betty Thomas first heard about the idea of merging Jenner with nearby Ogden International, her immediate reaction was to pray. “I needed to find out that my son was guaranteed to be a part of this and [would] not be kicked to the side,” she said. “I was just hoping it was not a trick.” Her…

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