CPS Says Englewood Residents Support a Plan to Close Its Schools. Here’s What Really Happened

CPS Says Englewood Residents Support a Plan to Close Its Schools. Here’s What Really Happened

Five years ago, I wrote a post on the online community board, Everyblock, titled, “No schools will be left in Englewood by 2017!”

In it, I pointed out the grim statistics about our neighborhood schools: Many were on probation, didn’t have adequate resources, and were plagued by the racial inequity, segregation, and systemic issues that are considered the norm for Chicago. I felt that the community needed to get involved and find ways to invest in schools to provide our children with the best educational experiences possible. Continue reading →

Englewood Cliffs bolsters defense in affordable housing case

9/11 families get their day in court, high school singers compete in Englewood Idol and 16 sensational soups – all in “6 things to know in New Jersey on Thursday.” John C. Ensslin

ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS — The borough has doubled down on its efforts to fight a developer seeking a court order to build affordable housing on the former Unilever campus.

On Thursday, the Borough Council hired another attorney to handle the case and authorized the appointment of an alternate borough planner.

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