Langston Hughes elementary is not only an oasis for the 178 children who attend, but also serves as a venue for numerous after school and community activities.
First Woman On The Supreme Court was born on March 26, 1930.
News stories have documented the ravaging of the district's finances by local banks and out-of-town educational consulting companies.
"What we are seeing in Artesia is nothing less than a sham process that values expediency over justice".
The meeting came on the heels of the announcement that CPS was cutting over $50 million from neighborhood schools and diverting it to politically connected charter school.
The AFT convention has a blunt message for Education Secretary Arne Duncan: You flunk the test of helping the nation's schools and kids, so leave.
It was the largest almost-all-white political gathering of its size in recent times. Advocates of "open-carry" rallied outside with assault rifles. Inside, more reactionary events occurred.
"While Congress has spent billions on wars and conflicts over the past few years, not enough has been spent to care for service members returning from them."
Hundreds of students spontaneously, and without permission, left their schools at high noon and marched peacefully to the Camden School District headquarters where they met in protest.
On April 14, 1935, The "Black Sunday Storm," one of the worst dust storms in U.S. history, caused immense economic and agricultural damage