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CPS high schoolers get a head start on careers in medicine

Future health care professionals complete internships at Advocate Trinity Hospital.

Welcoming Sites for CPS Students on April 1st Teachers Strike

There are more than 250 sites citywide that will provide trained staff to serve students with breakfast, lunch,  online learning activities, physical education, arts and crafts during the 1 day Chicago Teachers Union strike.  Register online at cps.edu/April1 or call 311 (the city of Chicago's information hotline) to find the site nearest you.

Community Leaders, Parents and Teachers Demand Improvements in CPS

Our poll of issues at local neighborhood schools shows that Englewood residents want change. One option: A bill in the Illinois House to move to an elected school board.

Parents Face Tough Choices as CPS Attendance Boundaries Change

CPS data shows that the number of students attending local elementary schools—and whether they live in the attendance area—has been impacted by school closings in Englewood.

Mentoring Matters: Making A Difference in the Lives of Youth

School-based, nonprofit Youth Guidance brings support to students & families in many of Chicago’s toughest neighborhoods .

CPS Community Watch Worker Blows Whistle In Englewood

Alleged child sex offender attempt to interact with student along safe passage route foiled by CPS community watch worker.

Englewood Education Leadership Initiative Workshop

Join Teamwork Englewood for the Englewood Education Leadership Initiative Workshop, Monday March 18, 2013.

Day Two of The Teacher Strike Continues; Englewood Parents are Optimistic

Englewood parents remain optimistic while day two of the teacher strike continues.  Parents are seeking alternatives to keeping their children engaged and off the streets.

State of Emergency - Time to Occupy Englewood Schools!!

More than half of the elementary schools in the Greater Englewood community are on probation (level 3) and some of these may soon be subject to school actions (closings, consolidation, etc).

Englewood Speaks! Community Dialogue on Education

The Greater Englewood Community Action Council, along with the Office of Family & Community Engagement (FACE) is committed to engaging in meaningful conversation with parents and other community members. Therefore, we are inviting parents and local residents in your community to participate in a community dialogue – “Englewood Speaks”. This will be a thoughtful, honest conversation to hear from community members and educators concerning their values and priorities as it pertains to education. We will also solicit ideas on how to support schools in our community.

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