Parents vow to keep up efforts to better their school community after loss of beloved playground

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A charred padded mat is all that remains of a beloved playground that burned last week at Nixon Elementary, a Chicago public school on Chicago's northwest side. Adriana Cardona-Maguigad / WBEZ
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A charred padded mat is all that remains of a beloved playground that burned last week at Nixon Elementary, a Chicago public school on Chicago's northwest side. Adriana Cardona-Maguigad / WBEZ

Parents vow to keep up efforts to better their school community after loss of beloved playground

Parents and students at a school on Chicago’s Northwest Side were devastated last week after a playground they helped bring to their community was destroyed by fire.

Chicago police are investigating it as an arson, leaving many feeling anxious and unsafe.

But some parents say they aren’t giving up efforts to better their school and the community around it.

WBEZ’s Adriana Cardona-Maguigad has their story. Press listen above.