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26 January 2023

Rogers Elementary School Educator Off to a Strong Start Teaching Special Education

Mr. Audisho wants every student to have fun while learning. 

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25 January 2023

Get to Know the First-Ever Posse Scholar from Englewood STEM High School

Michael says that his experiences at Englewood STEM are best summed up with a quote: “Put your best foot forward and stay focused on the true gems in life.” 

20 January 2023

Welcome to Ms. Nonnenmann’s Classroom

Ms. Nonnenmann has already learned so much during her first year of teaching. 

18 January 2023

North-Grand High School Senior Named Posse Scholar

Daisy’s current interests revolve around business, law, and computer science. 

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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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27 January 2023

Take Five with Estela Beltran: Secretary to the Board of Education

Estela, the longtime Secretary to the Chicago Board of Education, is set to retire at the end of February after almost 37 total years at CPS.

20 January 2023

Take Five with Rosa Corona: English Learner Program Teacher at Niños Heroes Elementary

As an ELPT, Ms. Corona serves as the connection between home and school, particularly for students who are new to the United States.

13 January 2023

Building Community through Music at Schmid Elementary School

Students and staff came together for Schmid's Winter Wonderland. 

13 January 2023

Take Five with Waquantis Murray: Lunchroom Attendant at Otis Elementary

Ms. Murray consistently brightens the day of each and every Otis student.