New charter school opens on Southwest Side

September 3, 2010 3:36:57 PM PDT
A new charter school debuted in the McKinley Park neighborhood on the Southwest Side Friday morning.

The United Neighborhood Organization unveiled its ninth charter school in the city at 2774 W. Pershing.

While Friday was not the first day of school, students and family members were invited inside to meet their teachers and tour the new school.

Classes officially begin on Tuesday, September 7.