Schools

Encouraging the Future
SCHOOLS | June 30, 2020
Encouraging the Future

CPS student turned CPS educator, Alicia Ortiz, has been fortunate to return to her Greene Elementary to teach alongside her 3rd grade teacher.

Meet Charisma, Ernest, and Mariam
SCHOOLS | June 13, 2020
Meet Charisma, Ernest, and Mariam

Three Crane Medical Prep Seniors Eager to Pursue STEM Careers Mariam Pedro remembers sitting by herself and reading a book on her first day of high […]

Meet Kayla and Maia
SCHOOLS | June 11, 2020
Meet Kayla and Maia

Kayla and Maia fostered their leadership skills at Brooks HS, preparing them for bright futures in college.

Meet Tri
SCHOOLS | June 10, 2020
Meet Tri

Social justice advocate and future CPS alumni, Tri Ho, built a community and left a lasting impression on Taft HS and the city of Chicago.

Meet Efrain and Jocelyn
SCHOOLS | June 9, 2020
Meet Efrain and Jocelyn

School activities and classes at Prosser HS sparked Jocelyn and Efrain’s interest leading them to the paths they’ll pursue as college freshmen.

Celebrating the CPS Class of 2020 #BetterMakeRoomChicago 
SCHOOLS | June 7, 2020
Celebrating the CPS Class of 2020 #BetterMakeRoomChicago 

To the Class of 2020, we know you’ll make us proud. 

May 30 Protests | Protestas del 30 de mayo
SCHOOLS | June 1, 2020
May 30 Protests | Protestas del 30 de mayo

Dear CPS Families, Today, I’m writing to you as a mother of a black boy who is worried for him, and the millions of other black […]

Putting Others First
SCHOOLS | May 28, 2020
Putting Others First

How CPS Students Across the City are Serving their Community While Learning from Home Growing up, Kenwood Academy sophomore Kamren C. was inspired by the emphasis […]

Resources for Families | Recursos para familias
SCHOOLS | May 28, 2020
Resources for Families | Recursos para familias

While the way we work and learn has evolved over the past two months, our commitment to supporting families remains unchanged. Below, you’ll find resources related […]

Planning for Success
SCHOOLS | May 21, 2020
Planning for Success

“I’ve always said that I have the mind of a scientist but the soul of a counselor.” 

Someone You Can Turn To
SCHOOLS | May 19, 2020
Someone You Can Turn To

When she became an educator over 20 years ago, Ms. Chantal Muzzall knew she was going to make a difference in her students’ lives.

Alcott’s Author
SCHOOLS | May 16, 2020
Alcott’s Author

Inspired to educate her peers, eighth-grade student Riya, wrote a book about students on a remote learning quest to learn more about coronavirus.