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Top Education Stories You Don’t Want to Miss: May 23 – May 29, 2020

South Side Golden Apple Award Winner Hopes To Bring More Black Men Into Teaching By Jamie Nesbitt Golden for Block Club “…While education had always been the family cornerstone — Stewart’s mother and sister are educators — he briefly entertained the idea of becoming a lawyer, even interning at Chicago law firm Jenner & Block […]
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Supporting ALL learners at Rowe Elementary

My name is Lila Reyes, and I have been a proud parent of Rowe Elementary for the past nine years. My son, Dominic Martinez, is now an 8th grade scholar at Rowe. He has autism and has struggled in the past. But, at Rowe Elementary, he has thrived beyond our wildest dreams. The staff, educators, […]
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Top Education Stories You Don’t Want to Miss: May 16 – May 22, 2020

This Charter School Prepared for Distance Learning Ahead of Time and It’s Paying Off For Students By Maureen Kelleher for Education Post “As COVID-19 has forced schools across the country to adapt to remote learning, Perspectives Charter School teacher Andrew Rosenblat has led a recent technological revolution at his campus. A Chicago native, Rosenblat spent […]
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Top Education Stories You Don’t Want to Miss: May 9 – May 15, 2020

Lightfoot determined to open CPS schools this fall By Fran Spielman for the Chicago Sun-Times “Mayor Lori Lightfoot said Friday she is determined to reopen Chicago Public Schools on time this fall, but do it safely, perhaps by using “alternate days, kind of a platoon” system to limit the numbers of students and teachers in […]
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Top Education Stories You Don’t Want to Miss: May 2 – May 8, 2020

Teacher Appreciation Week: Chicago principal surprises all 62 of his teachers at their homes By Evelyn Holmes for WLS “A Chicago principal surprised his teachers one by one on Wednesday to show his appreciation for them. With a handwritten card and a bottle of sparkling juice, Eron Powell gave his teachers at Perspectives High School […]
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Supporting Perspectives Families with Love and Respect

Tabitha Jackson has a wide range of experiences within the Chicago school system. She is a mother to five children in a blended family. All of her children have different educational needs and she feels strongly that as a mother, it is her job to choose the best school for each child. Back when the […]
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