Author Heidi Steven

On Thursday, I wrote a column asking CPS for more transparency about the sexual violence uncovered in a series of stories by my Tribune colleagues.

In the wake of the series, which revealed a decade of sexual abuse in the city’s public schools, the district promised to implement a public awareness campaign, according to the plan of action page on the CPS website. The campaign would encourage students, employees, families and the public to report suspected abuse, and it would educate us about appropriate relationships and interactions between students and adults.

As a CPS parent, I’m still waiting. I’m waiting for the robocalls and emails and tweets and letters home and invitations to town halls.

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