Jackie Ross, an attorney in Equip for Equality's Special Education Rights Clinic, will present parents with tools and knowledge to advocate more effectively for their children's school-based needs. Jackie will also advise parents on their options to formally challenge the school district when parents and schools reach an impasse.
Come prepared: Read more about the Special Education Rights Clinic here to get a head start on this important presentation.
This training will take place Monday, May 20 at 6:00pm at:
Oriole Park Library
7454 W. Balmoral Avenue
Chicago IL 60656
There you have it. ARDC would like to hear from the attorneys on the legal quandaries presented. Stay tuned.
No parent wants this letter - "Notification of Unauthorized Student Information Disclosure". Yet another one was sent out this week to an ex-Ogden parent.
Parents are also busy requesting their student records and finding unsavory memories.
A few concerned parents went to see CPS Board Member Jaime Guzman last month and requested an investigation as to why CPS employees were permitted to write intimidating letters to families. We presented other CPS problems as well to Jaime Guzman.
FOIA is a legal process CPS parents can use to enlighten themselves on what is going on at your school or within the CPS C-Suite. Well, until you can’t get the information, no matter the law.
As we all know, it’s the Wild West at CPS, there isn’t a process for much of anything. So, the CPS Legal Eagles are in charge of the CPS FOIA Department. The Legal Eagles keep a watchful eye over FOIA.
Well, until they don’t watch. That is what happened with the multiple Ogden/Michael Beyer/Kranz data breach. It was released because Joe Moriarty and his FOIA team weren’t paying attention and released the link that included student data.
So many cultures rely on oral traditions and storytelling comes naturally. It's a way for us to preserve our histories, to pass on behavior expectations, to educate and reduce stigmas, and how to feel united.
This is a great story from Chalkbeat on Podcasts to storytell at Hancock High School.
A group of parents and advocates writing about CPS.
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