Schools

A Morning at Kozminski Community Academy
SCHOOLS | February 26, 2021
A Morning at Kozminski Community Academy

Schools like Kozminski have gone above and beyond to ensure all students are safe and supported whether they are learning at school or at home.

Celebrating School Counselor Dr. Venisa Beasley-Green
SCHOOLS | February 13, 2021
Celebrating School Counselor Dr. Venisa Beasley-Green

Dr. Beasley-Green says nothing can compare to the joy of having a conversation with students about what they aspire to be.

Advocating for Bilingual Students through Equity-Informed Policy
SCHOOLS | December 10, 2020
Advocating for Bilingual Students through Equity-Informed Policy

There is a sense of pride in being able to support bilingual students through working for CPS—the same district that I graduated from.

The Career Guidance that Every Student Deserves
SCHOOLS | December 3, 2020
The Career Guidance that Every Student Deserves

Before students have the confidence to say: “I am going to achieve this goal,” they need a mentor who affirms their potential and sticks with them.

Part Two: This is How I Teach Virtually
SCHOOLS | November 24, 2020
Part Two: This is How I Teach Virtually

After a strong start, these three teachers have started to think about what they will concentrate on to keep their momentum going.

Rediscovering What Makes a Band Class Great
SCHOOLS | November 21, 2020
Rediscovering What Makes a Band Class Great

Despite all of the challenges of playing an instrument remotely, my students still want to keep learning, growing, and making music. 

Transforming a School Should be an Inclusive, Community-Led Effort
SCHOOLS | November 19, 2020
Transforming a School Should be an Inclusive, Community-Led Effort

My top priority is to show my students that there is inherent power in the universal right of being who we are.

Getting Serious About Closing Opportunity Gaps for Black Males
SCHOOLS | November 12, 2020
Getting Serious About Closing Opportunity Gaps for Black Males

Equity-informed solutions drive growth—and you also need leaders who will relate to the unique backgrounds of the populations that they serve.

If You Build It, Parents Will Come
SCHOOLS | November 7, 2020
If You Build It, Parents Will Come

When we give our students a platform to share what they are curious about with their parents, they will achieve more.

Helping Students Find their Voice through Election-Based Instruction
SCHOOLS | November 3, 2020
Helping Students Find their Voice through Election-Based Instruction

Educators at every grade level empower students to remember that their voice matters.

Stone Elementary’s Authentic Approach to Social Science Instruction
SCHOOLS | October 31, 2020
Stone Elementary’s Authentic Approach to Social Science Instruction

Ms. Perry and Ms. Saba hopes that students leave their classes with skillsets that prepare them to be active citizens in the future. 

My Entire Career Prepared Me for a Year Like This
SCHOOLS | October 22, 2020
My Entire Career Prepared Me for a Year Like This

Using technology to bridge generational differences has paid off for Dr. Hood and her students, staff, and parents at McDowell Elementary.