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Top Education Stories You Don’t Want to Miss – March 28th – April 3rd, 2020

School Closures & Funding:  The federal coronavirus relief package could mean hundreds of millions of dollars for Illinois schools By Hannah Leone for the Chicago Tribune “Illinois schools could be getting nearly $570 million through the federal coronavirus stimulus package, according to preliminary allocation estimates from the Illinois State Board of Education. A large portion […]
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Noble’s Response in a Time of Crisis

The world as we know it has changed. Specifically, the world of education. In recent weeks nations across the globe have come to a screeching halt of “life as normal”. As of March 28, 2020, all fifty states, plus the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico, have closed schools for several weeks and pending what […]
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Top Education Stories You Don’t Want to Miss – March 15th – March 20th, 2020

School Closures:  Chicago Public Schools extends closure until mid-April, cancels standardized testing By Nader Issa and Fran Spielman for the Sun-Times “Chicago’s more than 640 public schools are staying closed until at least mid-April because of coronavirus worries, Mayor Lori Lightfoot announced Thursday. The extension of school closures that were already keeping the city’s 350,000 […]
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COVID-19 Resources for Chicago Families

Please check back frequently, as this will be a live blog that we continue to update! Chicago Families, We know this is an uncertain and scary time for us all. We are staying up-to-date on how the Coronavirus (COVID-19) is impacting individuals and communities around the country, and we are taking actions to keep our […]
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Top Education Stories You Don’t Want to Miss – March 7th – March 14th, 2020

7 days, one chance to get their names on a patent. Baker College Prep students solve medical supply problems during Medline internships. By Darcel Rockett for Chicago Tribune “Over a dozen seniors from South Chicago’s Baker College Prep were tasked last week with making a better forehead thermometer (from opening its package to utilization), improving […]
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