Schools

A Bookshelf of Mirrors | Un librero de espejos
SCHOOLS | January 16, 2020
A Bookshelf of Mirrors | Un librero de espejos

Melissa Srotir incorporates diverse texts in her classroom allowing students to see their experiences reflected in the literature they study.

Good Books and Great Guidance | Unos buenos libros y una gran guía
SCHOOLS | January 15, 2020
Good Books and Great Guidance | Unos buenos libros y una gran guía

At Beasley Academic Center, Principal Donnell Rader knows that developing strong literacy skills early helps students in every chapter of their lives.

Leading with Love l Liderando con amor
SCHOOLS | January 9, 2020
Leading with Love l Liderando con amor

Principal Stacy Gray is bringing years of mentorship and guidance to McDade Elementary in her first year as principal.

The Common Denominator l El denominador común
SCHOOLS | January 7, 2020
The Common Denominator l El denominador común

In her first few months teaching, math teacher Nancy Lazaro has already made at least a year’s worth of special memories.

Fearless Falcons l Falcons Valientes
SCHOOLS | January 2, 2020
Fearless Falcons l Falcons Valientes

How 2020 is shaping up to be a transformative year for five Harlan Community Academy freshmen.

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.

Community is ‘Heart’ of New Bronzeville Classical School
SCHOOLS | March 11, 2019
Community is ‘Heart’ of New Bronzeville Classical School

Bronzeville Classical School partnered with the community to host their first school-wide community service project.

Lindblom Retires Jersey of School Dean and All-time Leading Scorer
SCHOOLS | February 28, 2019
Lindblom Retires Jersey of School Dean and All-time Leading Scorer

Shohn Williams shares his journey from basketball to education.

Meet the Principal who’s Recruiting Men of Color to Pursue Teaching Careers
SCHOOLS | February 20, 2019
Meet the Principal who’s Recruiting Men of Color to Pursue Teaching Careers

Principal Chris Goins teaches a new class that exposes men of color to educational careers.