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Monthly Archives: June 2017

Students Participates in Inaugural Year of CPS SCORE Program

Students Participates in Inaugural Year of CPS SCORE Program

Chicago Public Schools announced that nearly 15,000 elementary students from nearly 200 schools participated in winter and spring sports during CPS SCORE’s inaugural year. The spring sports season will conclude… Read more »

IB Programme Expands at Agassiz Elementary School

IB Programme Expands at Agassiz Elementary School

By: Ashmar Mandou Chicago Public Schools leadership announced the expansion of the IB Programme for students in pre-K through 5th grade, an extension of existing programming at Agassiz Elementary School…. Read more »

Charter School Educators’ Union to Unify with Chicago Teachers Union

Charter School Educators’ Union to Unify with Chicago Teachers Union

In an historic vote, members of ChiACTS Local 4343 — the union of charter school educators in Chicago — voted overwhelmingly on June 9th to formally unify with the Chicago… Read more »

Rep. Gutiérrez Holds Little Village Citizenship Workshop

Rep. Gutiérrez Holds Little Village Citizenship Workshop

On Saturday, June 17th, Rep. Luis V. Gutiérrez (D-IL) will host a citizenship workshop where hundreds are expected and people can come, get information, and work through the process of… Read more »

Belmont Cragin Neighborhood Welcomes New Teen Center

Belmont Cragin Neighborhood Welcomes New Teen Center

Mayor Rahm Emanuel joined After School Matters and donor Karyn Lutz to celebrate the grand opening of a new, state-of-the-art facility in Chicago’s Belmont Cragin neighborhood. The Michael and Karyn… Read more »

C.H.A.M.P.S. Empowering Young Men

C.H.A.M.P.S. Empowering Young Men

In early June, the Culturally Helping and Making Positive Success (C.H.A.M.P.S.) in partnership with the Noble Network of Charter Schools and the Gary Comer Youth Center, held their annual conference… Read more »

University of Chicago Harris Launches Evening Master’s Program with 1871

University of Chicago Harris Launches Evening Master’s Program with 1871

The University Of Chicago Harris School Of Public Policy announced the launch of the Harris Public Policy Evening Master’s Program at 1871. Students who enroll in this four quarter, part-time… Read more »

Ald. Cardenas to Host Annual Bike the 12th Ward

Ald. Cardenas to Host Annual Bike the 12th Ward

Alderman Cardenas’s 14th Annual Bike the 12th Ward is new and improved. Residents from across the city are invited to enjoy a street fest with vendors, free exercise classes with… Read more »

Collaboration Brings Health Services to Brighton Park

Collaboration Brings Health Services to Brighton Park

In one of the most densely populated and medically underserved areas of Chicago, three nonprofit organizations are teaming up to build a unique new health and community center to provide… Read more »

City of Chicago Intensifies Efforts Through Vision Zero Chicago Action Plan

City of Chicago Intensifies Efforts Through Vision Zero Chicago Action Plan

Mayor Emanuel announced the City of Chicago is intensifying its efforts at saving lives and preventing serious injuries through a three-year Vision Zero Chicago Action Plan. The data-driven, multi-agency approach… Read more »