One Maywoodian Remembers ‘White Flight’, Says Village’s Diversity Is Why She Stayed

Cheryl Bussert helps Lathan Fields find a book at the Forest Park Middle School library on Oct. 8, 2015. Cheryl, who is semi-retired, lives in Maywood, but works in Forest Park as a teachers assistant. | William Camargo/Wednesday Journal. Thursday, October 22, 2015 || Originally Published: Forest Park Review || By Tom Holmes Cherie Bussert, who has extensive ties in Forest Park, doesn’t just preach diversity; … Continue reading One Maywoodian Remembers ‘White Flight’, Says Village’s Diversity Is Why She Stayed

A Quarter of Eighth-graders Opt-out of Proviso District-wide — Forest Park Review

Thursday, November 20, 2014 || Originally Published: Tuesday, November 18, 2014 by the Forest Park Review || Jean Lotus, Editor The Proviso Township High School District 209 administration released enrollment figures Monday that show which districts are sending eighth-graders to which high schools and how many eighth-graders are opting out of D209. Many Forest Park parents withdraw their children from the public high school system. … Continue reading A Quarter of Eighth-graders Opt-out of Proviso District-wide — Forest Park Review