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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.

Englewood Schools Fight to Thrive During the After Math of CPS

Throughout the challenges in CPS, the remaining open schools in Englewood struggle to improve after decades of low academic peformance ratings.

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.

Engage, Educate, Empower: Englewood is still Standing Strong!

The Englewood Education Empowerment Summit 2013, hosted by the Englewood Community Action Council and friends, kicked off the New Year by bringing together educators, parents, students and community members to discuss, debate and celebrate education in Englewood. The Summit provided a space for innovative learning and networking activities created to first, Engage, then Educate in order to Empower community participants.

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.

Anna R. Langford Is Resourceful

Look @ what's happening @ Langford Academy.                                                                                                                                       

Free Netbook Computers for Bass Elementary Parents

Bass Elementary Parents teamed with the Englewood Smart Communities program to form a Parent Leadership group to receive free computer training classes.

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).

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