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ISBE Seeks Community Input on State Funding for Public Education

ISBE Seeks Community Input on State Funding for Public Education

The Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE) is asking educators, parents, students, and community organizations to give their input on state funding for public education. ISBE is accepting testimony in… Read more »

Scholarship Program Seeking Illinois’ Top Youth Volunteers

Scholarship Program Seeking Illinois’ Top Youth Volunteers

In this time of disruption due to COVID-19, it’s more important than ever to celebrate young people making a difference through volunteer service. Through November 10, Prudential Financial and the… Read more »

Programa de Becas Busca los Mejores Voluntarios Jóvenes de Illinois

Programa de Becas Busca los Mejores Voluntarios Jóvenes de Illinois

En estos tiempos de trastorno debido al COVID-19, es más importante que nunca celebrar a los jóvenes que hacen una diferencia con su servicio voluntario. Hasta el 10 de noviembre,… Read more »

VOYCE Students Urge CPS to Invest in Mental Health Services

VOYCE Students Urge CPS to Invest in Mental Health Services

Voices of Youth in Chicago Education (VOYCE) expressed disappointment at the Chicago Board of Education after they reaffirmed its commitment to maintaining police in schools for the upcoming school year,… Read more »

Chicago Public Schools Announce Record-High Graduation Rate

Chicago Public Schools Announce Record-High Graduation Rate

Chicago Public Schools (CPS) CEO Jackson announced that CPS students have set a new record high 5-year graduation rate of 82.5 percent (up from 80.9 in 2019 using the new… Read more »

Communities in Schools of Chicago Helps CPS Students with Remote Learning

Communities in Schools of Chicago Helps CPS Students with Remote Learning

Communities in Schools (CIS) of Chicago, the largest non-profit organization in Chicago dedicated to increasing high school graduation rates and preventing dropout, will continue to provide a range of essential… Read more »

Estudiantes de VOYCE Exhortan a CPS a Invertir en Servicios de Salud Mental

Estudiantes de VOYCE Exhortan a CPS a Invertir en Servicios de Salud Mental

Voices of Youth in Chicago Education (VOYCE) expresó descontento con la Junta de Educación de Chicago, después que reafirmaran su compromiso de mantener a la policía en las escuelas para… Read more »

Las Escuelas Públicas de Chicago Anuncian Tasa de Graduación Récord

Las Escuelas Públicas de Chicago Anuncian Tasa de Graduación Récord

La CEO de las Escuelas Públicas de Chicago (CPS) anunció que los estudiantes de CPS alcanzaron un nuevo récord de índice de graduación de 5 años, del 82.5 por ciento… Read more »

CPS Introduces New Resources to Help Families Prepare for First Day of School

CPS Introduces New Resources to Help Families Prepare for First Day of School

To help families prepare to start the school year remotely on Tuesday, September 8, Chicago Public Schools (CPS) launched cps.edu/reopening2020 — a new parent resource that centralizes important information related… Read more »

ISBE Announces Free and Reduced-Price Meals Eligibility Guidelines

ISBE Announces Free and Reduced-Price Meals Eligibility Guidelines

The Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE) has announced the eligibility guidelines for students to receive free and reduced-price lunch, breakfast, and after-school snacks through the National School Lunch Program… Read more »