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Top Education Stories You Don’t Want to Miss – Week of June 10th, 2019

Leading charter public school network recognizes transformational teachers for best-in-nation performance By Yahoo Finance “The Noble Network of Charter Schools has announced the first 20 recipients of its newly created Distinguished Teacher program. Distinguished Teacher provides an industry-changing approach to celebrating and rewarding teachers who are achieving an exceptional impact with students. Among other benefits, […]
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Top Education Stories You Don’t Want to Miss – Week of June 3rd, 2019

Chicago Charter Awards Top Teachers $10K Bonuses, Elite Title To Stay In Classroom By Linda Lutton for WBEZ “Students at Bulls College Prep gather around math teacher Delaina Martin before class. Martin is among 20 educators named “distinguished teachers” by the Noble Network of Charter Schools. All will receive $10,000 bonuses above their base pay […]
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Top Education Stories You Don’t Want to Miss – Week of May 27th, 2019

High School Artists Can Now Submit Art For MSI’s Black Creativity Exhibit By Arionne Nettles for WBEZ “Works of art showing the creative expression of Chicago’s young black artists have lined the walls of the Museum of Science and Industry’s signature black art exhibit for the past seven years. And this year, the youth category […]
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C-Day in Action at After School Matters: Opportunities to Explore

By Rick Melcher, Principal, Melcher & Tucker Consultants Jayden was just finishing off his preparation of Sloppy Joes in the restaurant-quality kitchen, and spoke enthusiastically about the opportunity “to explore ideas,” to learn cooking techniques and recipes that he can take home. Taking a break from her DJ class, where her fellow students were heads-down, […]
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Intrinsic Schools – Mustang Mom for Life!

My name is Nancy Jimenez. I am a proud parent of two (soon to be three) Intrinsic Schools scholars. I can honestly say with confidence that sending my children to Intrinsic Schools changed my life as well as the lives of my children. Growing up, getting an education was no easy task. My parents emigrated […]
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Top Education Stories You Don’t Want to Miss – Week of May 20th, 2019

CPS Pledges To Offer “High-Quality” Curricula For All Grades, All Schools By Sarah Karp for WBEZ “For the first time, Chicago Public Schools says it plans to offer equal access to quality learning materials for all grades and all schools. Chicago Public Schools is planning to spend as much as $135 million over the next […]
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