Democracy Watch: The Sad Disappearance of the Highland Park School District
EXCERPTED FROM THE METRO TIMES
Sitting on the front porch of the Highland Park duplex she owns, Michelle Belton looked out on what used to be Cortland Elementary school.
A single mom who works the late shift in the office of a trucking company, Belton once enjoyed the convenience and safety for her children that the school provided.
But no more.