Principal Wayne Bevis speaks with freshman Alissa Anderson, 14, at the start of the day on Friday, May 6, 2016. The Chicago Landmark building, which was built in 1917, is located in Englewood, a predominantly black neighborhood on the South Side of Chicago.
Lindblom Math & Science Academy is one of ten selective enrollment high school in Chicago. Its students were so moved by the budget crisis that they created a song about the situation, which they performed at the school board meeting.
Photo by Alyssa Schukar