A school resource officer walks the halls of Benito Juarez Community Academy in January 2019. The school’s LSC voted to remove resource officers from the Pilsen school.Chicago Police Department/Facebook

18 Of Chicago’s Local School Councils Have Voted To Keep Police So Far

More than 70 schools with police officers will need to vote by Aug. 14. Here are the definitive votes so far.

Jefferson Park, Portage Park Primary category in which blog post is published
Austin, Garfield Park, North Lawndale Primary category in which blog post is published

Art West Freedom Fest Begins Sunday, Showcasing West Side Talent

The festival will feature artists, performers and entrepreneurs to showcase creative opportunities on the West Side.

South Chicago, East Side Primary category in which blog post is published

As Chicago Makes Headway On School Council Transparency, Some Say It Doesn’t Go Far Enough

CPS pledged to centrally track basic meeting information on cops in schools votes, but they aren't collecting meeting times or links to virtual meetings that are essential to public participation.