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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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Top Education Stories You Don’t Want to Miss – Week of July 8, 2019

Free CPS Safe Haven summer program begins Monday By WLS “Monday is the first day for Chicago’s Safe Haven program. Safe Haven provides free anti-violence workshops for youth, focusing on positive conflict-resolution, anger management and more. The program is available at 37 sites across Chicago on weekdays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. through August […]
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Top Education Stories You Don’t Want to Miss – Week of June 17th, 2019

Editorial: Illinois politicians have school choice. But they want to curb it for other people’s kids. By the Chicago Tribune Editorial Board “As part of the General Assembly’s continued attack on school choice for underprivileged Illinois schoolkids, lawmakers sent Gov. J.B. Pritzker legislation abolishing a commission that has independently evaluated charter schools since 2011. The […]
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Success Beyond High School

Raised in Chicago’s West Town neighborhood, Denise Delgado is the second oldest out of four children. All four of her siblings attended or currently attend Noble Street College Prep, which is part of the Noble Network of Charter Schools. She is the first in her family to graduate from college and the first to get […]
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