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news and event coverage around education in the Humboldt Park Community: Pre-K, elementary, High School, Colleges.

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Registration Underway for Spring 2017 Semester at City Colleges of Chicago
New students can apply until January 10, 2017 for the Spring 16-week class session, including for classes at Wright College Humboldt Park.
City Colleges of Chicago Resolution Affirms “Welcoming Campus” Protection for All Students, Groups
City Colleges of Chicago Resolution Affirms “Welcoming Campus” Protection for All Students, Groups: Resolution passed by Board of Trustees to protect students, staff and visitors from…
UCSN Teacher, Student Recognized for Achievement
School Director Melissa Sweazy of UNO Charter School Network (USCN)’s Humboldt Park school, Esmeralda Santiago, was named Principal of the Year by the Illinois Network of Charter Schools (INCS)…
ComEd Spotlights Solar Energy in Honor of Hispanic Heritage Month
Solar Spotlight program focuses on teaching Latino high school students about solar energy and STEM careers
A tradition of being non-traditional
Maritza, a graduate of Greater West Town Wood Products Manufacturing Program, turns non-traditional skills into a great career, and looks ahead to growing her own business.
The Settlement’s Preschool is Expanding
The Northwestern Settlement preschool program is opening to the community, and expanding to accommodate 2-year-olds!
Help a child succeed through ChildServ Back to School Backpack Drive
Donate a back pack now thru July 31st and help children be ready for the new school year!
Erie Family Health Center Offers Support Groups for People Affected by Breast Cancer
Starting this month, Erie Family Health Center will offer support groups for people who have been affected by breast cancer.
City Colleges of Chicago Celebrates 2016 Graduating Class with Former U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan
Graduates of City Colleges of Chicago are getting ready to head off to in-demand careers or transfer to four-year colleges after receiving their associate degrees April 30th at the 2016 City Colleges…
Accenture Teams with City Colleges in the College to Careers Initiative
City Colleges of Chicago has announced a collaboration with Accenture to help enhance and shape information technology (IT) curriculum at City Colleges of Chicago, as part of the community college…
2016 Puerto Rican Tiple Construction Workshop coming in June
Article announcing the dates for the 2016 Puerto Rican Tiple Construction Workshop, which will take place from June 20 - 26, 2016, at the San Lucas United Church of Christ, 2914 West North Avenue. …
Prospective Students Invited to Open House at City Colleges of Chicago
City Colleges of Chicago will hold an Open House for prospective students.
2016 Offers A Fresh Start For Ombudsman Chicago Students
Ombudsman Chicago Celebrates 38 Winter Graduates
MacCormac College to Host Fourth Annual Comedy Fundraiser
Learn 2 Laugh will star acclaimed comedian James Stephens III and Marc “Skippy” Price.
MacCormac College Information Session. You don't want to miss it!
Come learn about academic programs, student life, scholarships, financial aid opportunities, and how to apply for admission to become a student this summer!! TO REGISTER CALL 312-922-1884 TODAY!!!
LUCHA to Host “77 Proud” Financial Education Resource Fair
Latin United Community Housing Association (LUCHA) and Chicago City Treasurer Kurt Summers will host a “77 Proud” Financial Education Resource Fair on Saturday, February 6, 2016.
Cutting Corners for Chanel and Cartier
Asha, a graduate of the Wood Products Manufacturing Program overcomes obstacles to building a career through learning technical skills at Greater West Town.
Teens aspiring to music careers receive real world experience & advice
Side-by-side with GRAMMY Foundation® professionals whose clientele include artists like Beyonce’, Jason Mraz, Jay Z, Madonna, Pink, and Usher, Chicago teens developed industry skills while…
UNO Charter School Network High School Fair
Over 500 parents and students attended the 4th Annual High School fair hosted by UNO Charter School Network (UCSN) at Soccer Academy High School on Wednesday, September 30.
Clemente Freshman Algebra start with Spaghetti
The freshmen class started their year in Algebra with marshmallows, dried spaghetti and tape! Although these might be some interesting ingredients for an odd dish, they were actually supplies for a…
Leadership Retreat & Summer Professional Development
The staff at Roberto Clemente spent their summer getting ready to greet our future and current Wildcats by developing our own leadership capacity, a rigorous curriculum, and an array of student…
Congressman Gutiérrez Opens Tour of Schools at Clemente
As the first stop on a tour of schools in his district, Congressman Luis V. Gutiérrez visited Roberto Clemente Community Academy on Tuesday, September 22.
Roberto Clemente Media Center
The RCCA World Media Center is an area within our school housing multiple tools to assist our students in creating dynamic, media-driven projects.
Updating Your Skills: Success for Nancy at Greater West Town
Proof positive that adult education works to get people working! Read Nancy's story of success, in celebration of National Adult Education and Family Literacy Week. Then call Greater West Town and…
Sowing Seeds of Greatness: Critical Success Factors for Improving College Retention Rates Among Urban Youth
Kimberly George, a Teen Worker/College Readiness Specialist with CYC ABC Polk Brothers Youth Center, will be a guest on the Nonprofit “U” radio blog talk show on Monday, August 31, 2015,…

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