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Study: Homicide rate doubles for Hispanics

Study: Homicide rate doubles for Hispanics

By: Ashmar Mandou According to a new study by the Violence Policy Center (VPC), approximately 54,000 Hispanics were killed with guns in the United States from 1999 through 5015, with… Read more »

Chicago High Schoolers Get a Hands-On Lesson in Energy Efficiency from Exelon

Chicago High Schoolers Get a Hands-On Lesson in Energy Efficiency from Exelon

Youth from across Chicago recently learned to design and build their own energy efficient homes at the Gary Comer Youth Center. Powered by Exelon and the National Energy Education Development… Read more »

Cicero School District 99 Opens New STEAM Lab at Lincoln Elementary

Cicero School District 99 Opens New STEAM Lab at Lincoln Elementary

District 99 hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony to inaugurate a new STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, Math) Lab on February 23rd. The lab is housed at Lincoln Elementary, 3545 S…. Read more »

Estudio: El Indice de Homicidios se Duplica para los Hispanos

Estudio: El Indice de Homicidios se Duplica para los Hispanos

Por: Ashmar Mandou De acuerdo a un nuevo estudio de Violence Policy Center (VPC) aproximadamente 54,000 hispanos fueron asesinados con armas de fuego en Estados Unidos de 1999 al 2015,… Read more »

Estudiantes de Secundaria de Chicago Reciben una Lección Práctica de Exelon Sobre Eficiencia Energética

Estudiantes de Secundaria de Chicago Reciben una Lección Práctica de Exelon Sobre Eficiencia Energética

Jóvenes de todo Chicago aprendieron recientemente a diseñar y construir sus propias casas eficientes en energía, en Gary Comer Youth Center. Impulsado por Exelon y National Energy Education Development (NEED)… Read more »

El Distrito Escolar 99 de Cicero Abre Nuevo Laboratorio STEAM en Lincoln Elementary

El Distrito Escolar 99 de Cicero Abre Nuevo Laboratorio STEAM en Lincoln Elementary

El Distrito 99 presentó la ceremonia del corte de cinta que inauguró un nuevo laboratorio STEAM (Ciencias, Tecnología, Ingeniería, Arte, Matemáticas) el 23 de febrero. El laboratorio está ubicado en… Read more »

Madigan Alerts Residents to School Violence Tipline

Madigan Alerts Residents to School Violence Tipline

Attorney General Lisa Madigan today alerted Illinois residents to the School Violence Tipline for anyone to anonymously report threats of violence or weapons violations on school grounds. Madigan urged Illinois… Read more »

Over 1,400 Noble Network of Charter Schools Students Registered as New Voters

Over 1,400 Noble Network of Charter Schools Students Registered as New Voters

On Tuesday, ahead of the state’s deadline, students and staff from the Noble Network of Charter Schools delivered 1,421 students’ new voter registration forms to the Cook County Board of… Read more »

Malcolm X College Receives LEED Gold Certification

Malcolm X College Receives LEED Gold Certification

Mayor Emanuel and City Colleges announced that Malcolm X College has received the Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design’s (LEED) Gold certification. The LEED rating system was developed by the… Read more »

Heritage Middle School Hosts Social Studies Themed Family Night

Heritage Middle School Hosts Social Studies Themed Family Night

On Thursday evening, more than 50 students and their families gathered at Heritage Middle School in Berwyn for the first civics and social studies-themed family night, an event filled with… Read more »