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Top Education Stories You Don’t Want to Miss – Week of November 11, 2019

The Latest Elevate Chicago & Partner Blogs Noble in the News: Noble Schools Continue to Lead Rankings Across CPS “Chicago Public Schools (CPS) released the 2019 school ratings and again Noble schools secured top marks. The 2019 School Quality Rating Policy (SQRP) placed Noble public charter high schools in 10 of the top 12 ranking […]
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Top Education Stories You Don’t Want to Miss – Week of November 4, 2019

The Latest Elevate Chicago Blogs  Top Five Myths About Charter Public Schools “We’d like to believe that everyone working in education can get along and do what’s best for kids. At a minimum, adults should be able to put aside their differences and agree on the same set of facts. Unfortunately, certain organizations have a […]
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Top Education Stories You Don’t Want to Miss – Week of October 28, 2019

Jamyle Cannon uses boxing to help West Side kids overcome life’s obstacles By Manny Ramos for the Chicago Sun-Times “As students trickled into a repurposed classroom on the third floor of Frazier Preparatory Academy in North Lawndale, they started skipping rope, wrapping their hands in cloth, putting on boxing gloves and shadow sparring. A heavy […]
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Top Five Myths About Charter Public Schools

We’d like to believe that everyone working in education can get along and do what’s best for kids. At a minimum, adults should be able to put aside their differences and agree on the same set of facts. Unfortunately, certain organizations have a habit of spreading misinformation about charter public schools to create doubts about […]
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Top Education Stories You Don’t Want to Miss – Week of October 21, 2019

CPS strike updates: Classes canceled again Friday, but Chicago Teachers Union, city report progress after Thursday’s talks By Marie Fazio, Katherine Rosenberg-Douglas, Paige Fry, and Hannah Leone for the Chicago Tribune “The Chicago Teachers Union struck a notably more optimistic chord late Thursday on the sixth school day of its strike, with Chief of Staff […]
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Catalyst Schools Support Students Beyond High School

Catalyst Maria, a K-12 school on the southwest side of Chicago, just welcomed their 4th class of seniors into alumnihood this June. Catalyst goes to great lengths to provide support and opportunities – their partnerships number over 40 – to their students the moment they enter the building. The issue they were seeing was not […]
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