Safe Passage guards lined city streets Monday morning. But some parents expressed doubt the effort is enough protect their children, who now must cross gang boundaries to get to their new classrooms after their old ones closed.
Students from Chicago’s 47 shuttered elementary schools will head to new schools today. And while most will go to so-called “welcoming” schools the district has packed with resources, upgrades, and special safety provisions, new data show that many will not.
A look at the new school breakfast and lunch menus for Chicago Public Schools. The district awarded a $100 million contract to Philadelphia-based Aramark last spring to serve meals in more than 600 schools.