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Triton, West 40 to Host Free Backpack Giveback Resource Fair

Triton, West 40 to Host Free Backpack Giveback Resource Fair

Students from throughout West Suburban Cook County will start the school year off on the right track – thanks to an initiative between Triton College and West 40 Intermediate Service… Read more »

2020 Census Program Invites Teachers to Become Ambassadors

2020 Census Program Invites Teachers to Become Ambassadors

The U.S. Census Bureau’s Statistics in Schools program invites Illinois teachers to become 2020 Census ambassadors. Ambassadors will champion the 2020 Census in their classrooms, schools, and communities and in… Read more »

Six Morton East Students Elected to Attend the International STEM Academy for Social Impact in Medellin, Colombia

Six Morton East Students Elected to Attend the International STEM Academy for Social Impact in Medellin, Colombia

Six out of the ten students selected to participate in the International STEM Academy for Social Impact in Medellin, Colombia are Morton East students and recent alumni. The students will… Read more »

Access and Affordability Limiting Equitable College Enrollment, Achievement in Chicago Region

Access and Affordability Limiting Equitable College Enrollment, Achievement in Chicago Region

College enrollment and completion in the Chicago area is being limited by access and cost issues tied to race, family wealth and income, and the availability of financial aid, according… Read more »

Students, Teachers Speak Out for Adult Education

Students, Teachers Speak Out for Adult Education

By: Ashmar Mandou Surmounting disappointment over the changes in the Adult Education Program at Chicago City Colleges (CCC), has caused AFSCME 3506, the union that represents teachers and coordinators at… Read more »

CTU Responds to District Contract Proposals

CTU Responds to District Contract Proposals

By: Ashmar Mandou Last week, Mayor Lori Lightfoot announced that she made a $300 million offer to the Chicago Teachers Union that would give teachers a 14 percent pay raise… Read more »

HACIA, ComEd Graduate 17 Students from FEJA Training Program

HACIA, ComEd Graduate 17 Students from FEJA Training Program

The Hispanic American Construction Industry Association (HACIA) and ComEd graduated 17 students from the FEJA Contractor Training Program. The HACIA/ComEd Future Energy Jobs Act (FEJA) Training Program is a free,… Read more »

Comcast Holds Graduation Ceremony for Youth

Comcast Holds Graduation Ceremony for Youth

Comcast held a graduation ceremony for participants in “Youth-to-Career Link” (CY2CL), the company’s career readiness and job placement program for high school seniors.  During the graduation event at Studio Xfinity… Read more »

Annual College Changes Everything® (CCE) Conference

Annual College Changes Everything® (CCE) Conference

College Changes Everything (CCE) will be hosting their annual conference bringing together education leaders and administrators, counselors, non-profit and community-based organizations, elected officials and other public sector leaders, students and… Read more »

Child and Adult Care Food Program to Provide Meals at Child Care Centers and In-Home Day Care

Child and Adult Care Food Program to Provide Meals at Child Care Centers and In-Home Day Care

The Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE) announced funding is now available for the Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) in fiscal year 2020. The program assists child care… Read more »