LSC Elections: Why Not Make a Run for It

By Patty Wetli | Thursday, March 1, 2012

Candidates wanted for LSC elections. Credit: Flickr/ernohannink

Let’s take a break from the upcoming primary in which nobody is planning to vote and turn our attention to the upcoming Local School Council elections, for which CPS fears not enough people are planning to run.

As the elections approach–April 18 at elementary schools, April 19 at high schools–and the deadline for candidate applications looms (March 8, submitted directly to the school), CPS has launched an all-out media blitz, if ads on CTA buses and trains can be considered a blitz, to avoid a repeat of 2010 in which the candidate deadline had to be extended several weeks for lack of interest.

Don’t make them beg, toss your hat in the ring.

For more on how to apply as an LSC candidate, read complete story at Center Square Journal.

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