Waters LSC Chair Makes Statement to Board of Education

Waters Elementary School Local School Council Chair Erica Smith appeared before the Chicago Board of Education to make a statement during their regular public comment period today, Wednesday, October 24.

I believe we have a unique opportunity here to build an annex that both respects the 25 years of environmental restoration work AND reflects our most successful programs in the design of the facility. We understand there are time and budgetary constraints, however, we strongly urge CPS and PBC to pursue annex options that will have minimal impact on our natural areas and to involve community stakeholders at each step of the process.

Read a PDF of her complete statement here.

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