Carrying signs and chanting about the need to save neighborhood schools, hundreds gathered at Armitage Baptist Church Monday night for a Chicago Public Schools (CPS) meeting to discuss potential school closings on the Northwest side.
representatives from CPS listened to testimonies from concerned parties at the Logan Square
church during the meeting with local
representatives, parents and teachers who pleaded their schools’ cases.
neighborhood is full of kids, and those parents are going to send their
kids to our neighborhood schools — you’re here for a community hearing,
so listen to us,” said Seth Lavin, a six-year resident of Logan Square
who wishes to send his two-year-old son to Lorenz Brentano Math & Science Academy. Lavin’s wife serves on Brentano’s local school council.
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