Kate S. Buckingham Special Education Center serves thirty-nine students with severe emotional disorders. If the school closes, its students will face a fourteen mile move to their new school, a trek many argue isn’t safe for them to make.
by Hannah Nyhart •
On March 21, CPS announced the closure of more than ten percent of the city’s elementary and middle schools. The decision concluded five months of conversation between communities and the district. Officials hail the effort as genuine engagement. Others call it a sham.