Top Education Stories You Don’t Want to Miss: June 3 – June 9, 2023

Banner year for graduates at Chicago Bulls College Prep 

By Fox 32 

“The Chicago Bulls College Prep class of 2023 set school records for scholarship offers, the number of seniors to graduate and Ivy League-bound students.” 

Meet Hansberry College Prep’s Competitive Dance Team

By The Noble Schools

“This is part of a series of blogs from Noble campus representatives to give a deeper look at campus life. The Bengal Dance Collective (BDC) has always been one of the staples at Hansberry College Prep since the school was founded in 2012. Recently, the team has won multiple Noble League championships. They were also the first Noble Schools’ dance team to make it to a statewide dance championship. However, BDC is more than just a talented dance team – it’s a haven to foster skills in both dance and life.”

Full-day kindergarten mandate hits governor’s desk, but costs remain unknown 

By Patrick Andreisen for Illinois Policy 

“Illinois may soon require all public school districts to front the costs of a full-day kindergarten program starting in 2027. There is no designated financial support from the state. Opponents said it’s not about a lack of desire or need, but the lack of funding.”