A tale of two schools on protest day

Teachers, parents and children stand in front of Saucedo Scholastic Academy as they rally against budget cuts

By Vishakha Darbha and Bian Elkhatib T eachers, parents and students gathered across the city Wednesday to protest Chicago Public Schools’ budget cuts. The Chicago Teachers Union helped organize the demonstrations in nearly 200 schools, demanding more funding for teachers and extra-curricular activities. Other issues included smaller classrooms and a decrease in standardized tests. Medill […]