All articles by Sarah Chambers

Pilsen - Little Village 'Network' Hearing February 6, 2013... Community Voice Rises Above the Disorganization of CPS’ Utilization Hearing

"I'm going to give up if you shove me into another school," a Madero student cries out as he walks towards Arne Rivera, Deputy Chief of Staff for Barbara Byrd-Benett. "You shouldn't close our school, . . .

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Destructive '20th Day Rule' challenged from both ends and UNO's claims debunked... Teachers expose the truth about the poor UNO performance and take action to take back students from predatory charter schools' marketing claims

The infamous "20th Day" hit the city's Track R (regular schedule) public schools on October 10, one month after the Chicago Teachers Strike of 2012 had began and more than two weeks after the regular . . .

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Brizard's appointed principal tries to bar public from a public meeting... Protests continue against tyranny at Social Justice High School as the community, teachers and students continue traditions of the school born from hunger strike

The start to this new school year was turbulent for Social Justice High School, one of the schools inside Little Village High School on Chicago's Southwest Side. School was supposed to begin with the other . . .

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Teachers part of massive march against NATO, militarism

“Whereas military budgets and expenditures have taken money from education, social services, healthcare and other needed programs causing hardship to the American people and causing a loss of jobs; Therefore be it resolved that this . . .

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Hearing on Crane again finds majority supporting Crane

I attended the hearing on January 24, 2012, for Crane High School. The hearing, like all the hearings this week and next week, was held at CPS headquarters at 125 S. Clark St. The room . . .

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Hundreds rally in Chicago as nine anti-war and solidarity activists prepare to defy grand jury

More than 350 people gathered in front of the Dirksen Federal Building in Chicago on January 25, 2011, to oppose the grand jury and FBI repression. This two-hour rally was organized to support the nine . . .

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FBI raids on union workers and anti-war activists continue as grand jury looms

On September 24th, 2010, the FBI raided the homes of seven union workers and antiwar activists in Chicago and Minneapolis. They confiscated computers, books, cell phones, documents, children’s artwork, and other personal belongings. According to . . .

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