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CHA College Students Get Tips on How to ‘Stay the Course’

CHA College Students Get Tips on How to ‘Stay the Course’

Representatives from prominent corporate organizations – including BMO Harris, the Chicago Bulls, Northwestern Memorial Hospital and Lyric Opera – networked with 70 Chicago Housing Authority college scholars Wednesday at Loyola… Read more »

West Side School Launches Parent University

West Side School Launches Parent University

Holy Family (K-8) School and Little Learners Academy (Jr. Kindergarten) in the North Lawndale neighborhood welcomed more than 100 parents and guardians to its inaugural Parent University on Saturday, Jan. 11th. Classes… Read more »

Illinois Tech Partners with HACE to Offer New Certificate Programs

Illinois Tech Partners with HACE to Offer New Certificate Programs

Illinois Institute of Technology announced a partnership with the Hispanic Alliance for Career Enhancement (HACE) to offer two new graduate certificate programs for HACE members. In keeping with its founding… Read more »

House of Blues Music Forward Foundation, Live Nation Announce Scholarship Programs

House of Blues Music Forward Foundation, Live Nation Announce Scholarship Programs

The House of Blues Music Forward Foundation, in partnership with Live Nation Entertainment, and the Living Legacy Foundation, announced its 2020 application period. Students pursuing music industry careers can apply… Read more »

Archdiocese of Chicago to Close Five Schools

Archdiocese of Chicago to Close Five Schools

The Archdiocese of Chicago announced that five Catholic schools will close at the end of this school year (2019/20). The schools – St. Colette School (Rolling Meadows), St. Jane de… Read more »

Pritzker Administration Provides New Path to State Financial Aid for Undocumented and Transgender Students

Pritzker Administration Provides New Path to State Financial Aid for Undocumented and Transgender Students

For the first time in Illinois, eligible undocumented students and transgender students who are disqualified from federal financial aid will now be able to apply for all forms of state… Read more »

ISBE Recognizes Five Educators for Leadership and Excellence in Implementing KIDS

ISBE Recognizes Five Educators for Leadership and Excellence in Implementing KIDS

The Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE) has recognized five educators for their leadership in implementing the Kindergarten Individual Development Survey (KIDS). ISBE named the five inaugural “KIDS MVPs” at… Read more »

Harold Washington College to Welcome New President

Harold Washington College to Welcome New President

The City Colleges of Chicago (CCC) Board of Trustees voted late last year to approve the appointment of Dr. Daniel López, Jr. as president of Harold Washington College (HWC). Dr…. Read more »

Applications Now Open for Chicago High School Teens

Applications Now Open for Chicago High School Teens

After School Matters® is now accepting applications for spring 2020 programs, which will begin the week of February 10th. Students can choose from more than 400 programs in the arts,… Read more »

La administración de Pritzker proporciona un nuevo camino a la ayuda financiera estatal para estudiantes indocumentados y transgénero

La administración de Pritzker proporciona un nuevo camino a la ayuda financiera estatal para estudiantes indocumentados y transgénero

Por primera vez en Illinois, los estudiantes indocumentados elegibles y los estudiantes transgénero descalificados de la ayuda financiera federal ahora podrán solicitar todas las formas de ayuda financiera estatal. Debido… Read more »