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Top Education Stories You Don’t Want to Miss – Week of August 12, 2019

Can Technology Help Guide Students Towards College Success? By Kipp Bentley for Gov Tech “…For high school counselors, finding good information that can help them advise their first-generation college-bound students is a challenge. No national database or commercial product currently exists to aid in pairing students with colleges where students have both a good chance […]
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Top Education Stories You Don’t Want to Miss – Week of July 29, 2019

The special connection between students at North Lawndale College Prep and Martin Luther King By WGN 9 “A group of high school students and recent graduates are working to build better relationships with Chicago police and to make their communities a more peaceful place. The students at North Lawndale College Prep were inspired by the […]
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Top Education Stories You Don’t Want to Miss – Week of July 22, 2019

Chicago Public Schools Back to School Bash By Chicago Parent “Chicago Public Schools will host Back-to-School Bashes across the city for students and families to reconnect with their school communities and prepare for a safe and productive start to the upcoming school year. These celebrations will provide an opportunity for CPS students to meet with […]
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Top Education Stories You Don’t Want to Miss – Week of July 15, 2019

No more sink or swim: How one Illinois program aims to train more resilient, longer-lasting teachers By Yana Kunichoff for Chalkbeat “Just two years out of high school, Leo Sanchez can easily recall the drowsy feeling of sitting in a Chicago classroom on a warm day.  So he recognized the moment this month at Julian […]
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Men’s Empowerment at Catalyst

Troy Morris never planned on becoming a teacher. He went to Columbia College in Chicago with the dream of one day telling stories by writing films. He got his master’s degree in English. After graduating with that degree, a friend of his told him that the school that he worked for – Catalyst Circle Rock […]
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