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SMASH Illinois, a Free STEM Program for Students of Color Launches
STUDENTS | August 1, 2019
SMASH Illinois, a Free STEM Program for Students of Color Launches

The five-week summer program is specifically targeted for underrepresented high school students of color.

Teens Help Teach in New English Learner Summer Program
STUDENTS | July 30, 2019
Teens Help Teach in New English Learner Summer Program

Early Childhood Education CTE students are placed into classrooms to give them a taste of life as a teacher. 

Leadership Matters: 2019 Summer Leadership Institute
DISTRICT | July 25, 2019
Leadership Matters: 2019 Summer Leadership Institute

More than 600 principals and assistant principals from each of our schools came together for a two-day professional learning conference.

A Dozen Principals Join Prestigious Program
DISTRICT | July 10, 2019
A Dozen Principals Join Prestigious Program

Twelve principals were selected to join the Independent School Principal Program for the upcoming 2019-20 school year.

Safe Haven Sites Open to Students During Summer Break
STUDENTS | July 1, 2019
Safe Haven Sites Open to Students During Summer Break

All CPS students are welcome at Safe Haven sites throughout Summer Break.

Englewood Graduate Heads to Brazil for Global Citizen Year Program
STUDENTS | June 13, 2019
Englewood Graduate Heads to Brazil for Global Citizen Year Program

Aaron Johnson will spend a gap year in Brazil.

Twins Awarded Gates Scholarships, Heading to Princeton and Yale
STUDENTS | June 11, 2019
Twins Awarded Gates Scholarships, Heading to Princeton and Yale

Seniors, Naomi and Nannette Beckley, both Gates Scholars, will attend Yale and Princeton this fall.

Four CPS Seniors Share How They’ll Spend their Gap Year
SCHOOLS | May 30, 2019
Four CPS Seniors Share How They’ll Spend their Gap Year

Four graduates from across the district will spend time in countries like Brazil, Senegal, Ecuador and more this year.

Franklin Fine Arts Teacher, Former Student, Advocate for The Arts
SCHOOLS | May 9, 2019
Franklin Fine Arts Teacher, Former Student, Advocate for The Arts

First-grade teacher, Alyssa Dee, is in her fourth year of teaching.

Science Teacher Overcame Rough Start, Now Encourages Students
SCHOOLS | May 7, 2019
Science Teacher Overcame Rough Start, Now Encourages Students

Education is in my soul’ says Albany Park ES science teacher.

Former Investment Banker Pursues Teaching Career
SCHOOLS | May 6, 2019
Former Investment Banker Pursues Teaching Career

Robert Clarke teaches AP Calculus at Solorio High School.

Nine-Year-Old Web Developer, Class, Visit Famous Fossil Lab
STUDENTS | April 12, 2019
Nine-Year-Old Web Developer, Class, Visit Famous Fossil Lab

Nine-year-old dinosaur lover, Robert, meets world-renowned paleontologist Paul Sereno and brings his class.