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Last CPS Electrical Training Program Closes

by Kate Rooney
Aug 14, 2014


Kate Rooney/ MEDILL

Parents address Dr. Sheldon House, principal of Simeon Career Academy, at a community meeting.

Simeon Career Academy was home to the last electrical training program in a Chicago Public School. Teachers, students and community members on the South Side spoke out at a community meeting last week. According to CPS officials, the decision still stands, but community members hope to revive the program with an online petition.