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Carpenter Elementary

The Carpenter Case: School Reprieves Raise More Questions

Curtis Black | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Curtis Black

Why, out of all the small and struggling schools in the district, were these ones put on that list in the first place? Would more attention to detail have spared some of the other schools?

Poor Kids Kicked Out For Rich Kids' School: Principal

Chicago Sun-Times | Maudlyne Ihejirika | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

As word filtered down at Carpenter Elementary, some parents said they felt as if they'd had the air knocked out of them. The Near West Side school Th...