prroom 405, 405, chicago, schultz, byrd, bird, cps, chicago public schools
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The Problem

Back in December we brainstormed different problems that affect us and our community. We knew that there were lots of problems. In about one hour we came up with the list below of problems. Click to read more about our problem summary statement.

Problems That Affect Our Community and Us

  1. New windows
  2. Better school lunch
  3. Bigger school
  4. Gym in building
  5. Starting kids in the NBA
  6. Full pad football
  7. Bathrooms are bad
  8. New nurses
  9. Psychiatrist
  10. More teachers
  11. More security
  12. No library
  13. New tables
  14. New desks
  15. Security cameras
  16. No failing
  17. Carpet floors
  18. Bigger rooms
  19. New closets
  20. Nicer rooms
  21. More aids
  22. Can bring food to school
  23. Get out earlier
  24. Dry erase boards
  25. New computers
  26. More computers
  27. More specials
  28. Recess everyday
  29. Add high school
  30. No lunchroom
  31. More dollars for school
  32. Fewer games
  33. Better security
  34. No wars
  35. More community service
  36. Better police
  37. More sports
  38. Safer neighborhoods
  39. More garbage men
  40. Better public high schools
  41. More fancy buildings
  42. More hotels
  43. More parks
  44. Better maps
  45. 2 presidents
  46. Another president
  47. Kid mayors
  48. Kids day
  49. Kid president
  50. Bulletproof vests for kids
  51. Better houses
  52. More schools for the handicapped
  53. Stop violence
  54. Stop rape
  55. Stop fighting
  56. Faster police cars
  57. Less days of school
  58. Lower travel costs
  59. Build a bridge over lake Michigan
  60. Make gas free
  61. Cheaper cars
  62. Fix the heat in the building
  63. Get AC
  64. Get a whole new building
  65. Fix the school up and make it nice
  66. No big trucks on the expressway
  67. Better drivers
  68. One lane for cars and one lane for trucks
  69. Trade places with the rich people
  70. Black president
  71. More black leaders
  72. Homes for the homeless
  73. Help for the poor
  74. $1 a day for the homeless
  75. Food for the poor
  76. Free prosthetics
  77. Clothes for the homeless
  78. Better car windows
  79. Need an auditorium
  80. Broken Lights
    1. The lights do not work and they are too old to be replaced Photo by Lamarius
  81. Cafeteria at school
  82. Choice of food at school
  83. New fences outside
    1. The fences are dangerous and broken Photo by Robert
  84. New drinking fountains
  85. Get rid of gangs
  86. Get rid of hypes and drugs
  87. No more stalkers and rapermen
  88. Too much littering and trash
  89. Stop Michael Jackson