Readers support Hales co-ed choice

Hales is changing, and Herald readers like it.

As recently reported in the Herald, Hales Franciscan High School, 4930 S. Cottage Grove Ave., is accepting young women as students for the first time since its founding in the 1960s.

Shortly after breaking the news of the transition, the Herald asked readers to participate in a mobile phone poll to weigh in on whether they favored the change.

The result: 70 percent approve of a co-ed Hales Franciscan