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Top Education Stories You Don’t Want to Miss: April 25 – May 1, 2020

Oprah Winfrey will give commencement address at Chicago Public Schools’ citywide virtual graduation ceremony By Hannah Leone for the Chicago Tribune “None other than Oprah Winfrey has been named as the headliner at Chicago Public Schools’ virtual commencement ceremony for high school seniors, Mayor Lori Lightfoot announced Thursday afternoon. “The times we are living in […]
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Top Education Stories You Don’t Want to Miss: April 18 – 24, 2020

Schools to remain closed for academic year as Pritzker says virus not yet at peak By Rebecca Anzel for Capitol News Illinois “Following the lead of nearby states, Gov. JB Pritzker on Friday announced Illinois’ public and private schools will remain shuttered for the rest of the school year. The announcement came one month after […]
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Top Education Stories You Don’t Want to Miss: April 4 – April 10, 2020

South Side teacher creates #LearningNeverStops to engage students academically during pandemic By WLS “Many students across the Chicagoland area are now doing their school work from their homes. One Noble Charter educator is making sure students and teachers stay engaged with a social media campaign called #LearningNeverStops. “We created a social media campaign, #learningneverstops just […]
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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

By Anthony Briscoe, Senior Director of IT at Noble Network of Charter Schools 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 […]
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