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07 December 2022

Taking my Grades from Good to Great

Kali says that it's easy to stay focused in school when she's interested in what she's learning. 

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01 December 2022

Making Memories Together at Nobel Elementary School

Ms. Caracheo and her son Eduardo both love the strong sense of community at their school. 

29 November 2022

So Much to be Thankful for at Von Linné Elementary School

Ms. Nieves and her son Carmelo have an immense amount of gratitude for the supportive community at their school. 

18 November 2022

Shaping Uplift High School to Serve its Community

Principal Graham has worked tirelessly to support his students by expanding academic programs and partnerships. 

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13 June 2019

Englewood Graduate Heads to Brazil for Global Citizen Year Program

Engelwood native and Bridgescape Learning Academy graduate Aaron Johnson will spend a culturally immersive gap year in Brazil.

30 May 2019

Four CPS Seniors Share How They’ll Spend their Gap Year

Chicago Public Schools and Global Citizen Year have come together to offer a select group of CPS graduates an opportunity to immerse themselves in a new culture in countries like Brazil, Senegal, and Ecuador before pursuing postsecondary education. The fellows will live with a host family and take advantage of apprenticeships that focus on local projects around education, health or the environment.

12 June 2019

Meet the Harvard-bound Solorio HS Grad Determined to Defy the Odds

Amado Candelario, a senior at Solorio Academy High School on the Southwest Side of Chicago, has been offered a tuition-free ride to Harvard and was selected out of 5,200 qualified nominees as one of the 2019 US Presidential Scholars.

07 May 2019

Science Teacher Overcame Rough Start, Now Encourages Students

Meet math and science teacher Karolina Towner, a former Michigan State University Urban STEM fellow who teaches at Albany Park Multicultural Elementary School in the Albany Park neighborhood. 

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02 December 2022

Take Five with Assistant Principal Joseph Rosen

Within just a few months of his first teaching job, AP Rosen knew he couldn't ever imagine leaving the education profession.

17 November 2022

Take Five with Brooke Clark: Teacher at Back of the Yards College Preparatory High School

Ms. Clark's impact as an educator and mentor has been profoundly felt by her students at BOYCP.

16 November 2022

Building Familial Bonds at Deneen School of Excellence

The school year is off to a great start for Ms. Treadwell and her children Daniyah, Logan, and Kaden. 

11 November 2022

South Side Principal Reflects on His Military Service for Veterans Day

Principal Rucker says his military service instilled leadership, compassion, and dedication in him.