Comments on: Grassroots victory: SB 620 passes http://www.newstips.org/2011/06/grassroots-victory-sb-620-passes/ Chicago Community Stories Thu, 03 Apr 2014 01:18:42 +0000 hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.4.12 By: On school closings, a political ploy - Newstips by Curtis Black http://www.newstips.org/2011/06/grassroots-victory-sb-620-passes/comment-page-1/#comment-11328 Wed, 28 Nov 2012 16:07:04 +0000 http://www.newstips.org/?p=3889#comment-11328 […] said the school facility reform legislation mandating the ten-year plan required intergovernmental and inter-agency collaboration, which she […]

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By: ClassroomSooth http://www.newstips.org/2011/06/grassroots-victory-sb-620-passes/comment-page-1/#comment-6623 Thu, 02 Jun 2011 02:21:38 +0000 http://www.newstips.org/?p=3889#comment-6623 This news makes my day. Finally, after seeing Senators Martinez and Delgado and most importantly, Reps Soto and Golar work so hard for this bill, families of public school students and communities going under forced-gentrification in Chicago will see justice in transparency. Most often communities have seen their recently renovated schools get siphoned off to charter companies -who often pay $1 leases on these building.

SB620 sends a msg to the Board that oir neigjborhoods aren’t for sale, and all.students deserve excellent and beautiful public schools.

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