Hunger Strike in Chicago

BY AMZAD ALI, age 12, and IndyKids staff Demonstrators held a sit-in at Chicago City Hall in support of the 12 hunger strikers fighting to save Dyett High School. September 2015. PHOTO: Bob Simpson/Flickr In 2013, Chicago Public Schools (CPS) announced that it would...

Your Turn: Kids Talk About School Closures

By ANA PHELAN, age 9 Throughout the United States, public schools are being shut down in various cities, officials say, to save money. They claim that the schools being shut down have too few students attending and are producing low test scores. But shutting down...