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News and Stories from across the District

24 May 2024

Take Five with Nicole Milberg: Chief of Teaching and Learning

As a leader, Chief Milberg prioritizes communication, transparency, and building strong systems and relationships.

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23 May 2024

Meet Eli Whitney Elementary School’s Class of 2024 Valedictorian

Isaac is known as a great role model who is always willing to help out around his school. 

17 May 2024

Take Five with Laura Godwin: Literacy Interventionist and Climate & Culture Lead at Dore Elementary

Ms. Godwin is known to be an asset in creating a positive and engaging learning environment, and makes it a point to ensure that the students and staff around her feel happy.

16 May 2024

Finding the Perfect Role as a STEM Specialist

By Ms. LaTina Taylor, STEM Technology Specialist at Langston Hughes STEM Elementary School 


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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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23 May 2024

A School Year Full of Learning and Growth

By Laura Garza, Kindergarten Teacher at Nobel Dual Language School

16 May 2024

Getting to Know One of Our District’s Yale National Fellows

Mr. Barr believes an educator's craft is a form of artistry. 

10 May 2024

Take Five with Danielle Cain: Teacher at William H. Brown STEM Magnet School

Mrs. Cain loves helping students make connections between classroom instruction and their own lives.

08 May 2024

Catching Up with an Exceptional Science Teacher at Albany Park Multicultural Academy

Ms. Towner always strives to make learning fun and engaging for her students.