Posts tagged "Chicago Public Schools"

Prologue Seeking Chicago Dropouts to "Drop-In" Chicago Schools Next Week

Prologue Inc. officials take to the Streets to Make Sure More Dropouts Drop in Chicago Schools Next Week Estimated 60,00O Students Fail to Go to Class   CHICAGO – (AUGUST 31, 2014) – While more than 400,000 students are expected to return to Chicago Public Schools next week after Labor Day, an estimated 60,000 students will... Read more »

Spencer Leak Sr To Address Chicago Board Of Education Meeting Today (Wednesday August 27th) With Proposal For Schools To Use The Bible As Institutionalized Vehicle To Help Stop Urban Violence

Spencer Leak Sr To Address Chicago Board Of Education Meeting Today (Wednesday August 27th) With Proposal For Schools To Use The Bible As Institutionalized Vehicle To Help Stop Urban Violence On Wednesday morning August 27, legendary Black business leader, Spencer Leak Sr, President of Leak and Sons Funeral Homes will speak before the Chicago Board... Read more »

Jonathan Jackson Will Address Gresham Elementary School Graduates and School Turnaround Issue on Monday June 9th

  Please find below the detailed information about a press conference on Monday, June 9, 2014, at 11:15am, at the Walter Q. Gresham Elementary School in Chicago, following the school’s graduation ceremony for its 8th graders.  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  Sunday, June 8, 2014 RAINBOW/PUSH Coalition’s Jonathan Jackson Will Address Gresham Elementary School Graduates and Chicago... Read more »
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Funeral Services set For James Deanes, Legendary Chicago Education Activist and Former Chicago Public Schools Official

Visitation will be 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Monday June 9th at Leak & Sons Funeral Home, 7838 S. Cottage Grove Ave. A wake will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday June 10th at Salem Baptist Church, 11800 S. Indiana Ave., to be followed by funeral services at 11 a.m. Interment will follow at Mt. Hope... Read more »

James Deanes Dies, Legendary Education Activist In Chicago, Chicago Public School Leader

  Very sad to hear that James Deanes, one of my longtime legendary educational activist friends of over 35 years died today. It really breaks my heart when I think now that he had to die looking at how the most historic educational legislative victories he helped to anchor and win have all but all... Read more »

Press Conference Tuesday, May 27th at 10:00 AM Community Groups Call on Board of Education to Nullify Vote to Turnaround 3 Schools, Put a Moratorium on All School Actions

Media Alert… Press Conference Tuesday, May 27th at 10:00 AM Community Groups Call on Board of Education to Nullify Vote to Turnaround 3 Schools, Put a Moratorium on All School Actions Contact Valerie F. Leonard, 773-571-3886 (cell)… valeriefleonard@msn.com Dwayne Truss. 773-879-5216 austin_youth@sbcglobal.net Who:     Chicago Citizens United to Preserve Education, including Blocks Together, Educational Village Keepers... Read more »
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Petition Rahm Emanuel for Rev. Clay Evans Chicago Gospel Music Heritage Museum using existing TIF dollars and tourism funds

  http://chn.ge/1ijkJcm     PETITION FOR CHICAGO MAYOR RAHM EMANUEL TO USE EXISTING TIF DOLLARS AND OTHER EXISTING TOURISM DOLLARS TO IMMEDIATELY TRANSFORM A VACANT CHICAGO PUBLIC SCHOOL INTO CHICAGO GOSPEL MUSIC HERITAGE MUSEUM IN HONOR LEGENDARY CHICAGO MUSIC LEGEND REV. CLAY EVANS     organized by veteran activist Mark S. Allen, Chairman of National... Read more »

Chicago Teachers Union to lead rally Monday March 10th in support of teachers, families participating in ISAT opt-out

    Chicago Teachers Union to lead rally Monday in support of teachers, families participating in ISAT opt-out Gathering is part of a citywide ‘Let Us Teach!’ day of action against district bullying and retaliation   submitted by Stephanie Gadlin  312-329-6250 CHICAGO—The Chicago Teachers Union on Monday will launch a citywide “Let Us Teach!” day... Read more »

Julian High School student finds mold in her school lunch !!

Yesterday at Julian high school this is the picture of what a female student found inside her chicken wrap which looks like MOLD !! Chicago Public School’s needs to investigate this food service provider should be investigated.
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Mayor Emanauel's 63rd & King Drive Appearance Misses The Real Point AGAIN !

  Mayor Emanauel’s 63rd & King Drive Appearance Misses The Real Point AGAIN ! Youth and community ready for immediate jobs while Mayor sits on unused $30 Million or MORE!! In Chicago here comes the major media AGAIN having to do yet ANOTHER story in the Black community (today on 63rd & King Drive) where... Read more »
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