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Top Education Stories You Don’t Want to Miss: May 14 – May 20, 2022

Garland Thomas-McDavid: Addressing trauma is paramount in helping North Lawndale to rise and thrive By Garland Thomas McDavid for The Chicago Tribune “A recent report from the Great Cities Institute at the University of Illinois at Chicago focused on revitalizing the North Lawndale community. It was uplifting and gratifying to see North Lawndale making headlines […]
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Top Education Stories You Don’t Want to Miss: April 30 – May 13, 2022

Teacher Appreciation Week: The Power of Teacher Advocacy By The Illinois Network of Charter Schools “This Teacher Appreciation Week, INCS is proud to shoutout the 2022 Teacher Leadership Cohort (TLC) for its dedication to making change in their communities. This nine-month fellowship equips teachers with the experiences, knowledge, and skills to support them to speak […]
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Top Education Stories You Don’t Want to Miss: April 23 – April 29, 2022

Don’t burden charter schools with tighter rules on federal funding By Greg White for The Sun-Times “Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona recently expressed his support for charter schools in an interview with the Washington Post, citing them as innovative options for families and students. As the leader of a charter school network,I have seen this […]
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Top Education Stories You Don’t Want to Miss: April 16 – April 22, 2022

Results from Noble Schools’ 2022 Family Experience Survey By The Noble Schools “The Family Experience Survey aims to consistently elevate the parent and family voice. As we continue to become an antiracist organization, we must integrate the voice of Noble families into our work. The data in this document is for all Noble Schools. Campus-specific […]
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Top Education Stories You Don’t Want to Miss: April 9 – April 15, 2022

Illinois lawmakers pass budget with more money for schools, tax relief for families By Samantha Smylie for Chalkbeat “Illinois legislators approved a budget plan over the weekend that includes more funding for K-12 public schools, a modest increase for early childhood education, and tax relief for families. The spring legislative session was expected to end […]
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Top Education Stories You Don’t Want to Miss: April 2 – April 8, 2022

Goodsend partnered with Noble Charter Schools By Abel Rodriguez for Built In Chi “Goodsend is a giving platform in which local consumers and companies can donate directly to Chicago students in need. In its partnership with Noble Charter Schools, Goodsend will launch a new feature in which users can donate directly to students and their […]
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