New McKinley Park charter school -- scabs in every way

Pickets and the rat mark the construction work on the new Horizon charter school in the McKinley Park community. Substance photo by John Kugler.The rat is up and members of Local 73 of the Sheet Metal Workers Union are picketing the site of the new charter school in McKinley Park. Despite resident opposition, the charter school had the support of alderman George Cardenas.


June 27, 2013 at 4:00 AM

By: John Whitfield

Cutting the corners while buidling new schools

I wonder if they will cut the corners like they did at nearby Cesar Chavez School in "Back of the Yards", where we went public to get the faulty intake system moved to the roof, as it was sucking up vehicle exhaust fumes, and first thing you knew you'd be breathing toxic fumes in the class room. Substance, The Reader, and Streetwise covered the story.

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