RYH in the news

Below you will find links to articles, videos and radio broadcasts in which Raise Your Hand was mentioned.

Cuts to Schools

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Wed, 05/28/2014
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Raise Your Hand, a parent group that has been reaching out to school communities since the budgets were released, says especially hard-hit are neighborhood high schools with enrollment declines and schools that received a chunk of money last year after they were designated as receiving schools for students displaced by school closings.

CPS Needs to Engage Parents

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Sun, 04/06/2014
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On the eve of Local School Council elections, RYH Board member Dwayne Truss discusses the need for CPS to engage parents.

Supporting ISAT Opt-Out

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Mon, 02/24/2014
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RYH's participation in "More than a Score" discusesd. 

Opening Charters after Closing Schools

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Wed, 01/22/2014
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“This myth that CPS must open more charters to meet parent demand is insulting as a taxpayer, and a resident of a community that had schools on the closing lists last year, and now has a charter proposal,” said Jennie Biggs, with the parent group Raise Your Hand.

RYH Press Conference on Charters

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Wed, 01/15/2014
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Coverage of RYH Panel on Charters

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Tue, 01/14/2014
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RYH Forum on Charters

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Tue, 01/14/2014

Panelists at RYH Charter Forum

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Tue, 01/14/2014
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WTTW Panel on Charter Expansion

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Date: 
Wed, 01/08/2014
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RYH Director Wendy Katten discusses recently proposed charter schools with UIC professor Steve Tozer and Chicago Tonight correspondent Elizabeth Brackett.

CPS Hearing on Charter Schools

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Date: 
Wed, 01/08/2014
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RYH board members Jennie Biggs and Dwayne Truss discuss the financial impact of charter expansion on neighborhood schools and charter disciplinary policies, respectively. 

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