Posts tagged "education"

Petition to Chicago Public Schools To Save Chapter of Betty Shabaaz Charter School

SEEKING 1,000 ON LINE PETITION SIGNATURES!! MEDIA – COMMUNITY ADVISORY EMERGENCY CALL TO ACTION TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 17th Petitioning Chicago Board of Education https://www.change.org/p/chicago-board-of-education-saving-sizemore-a-call-to-the-community?recruiter=47514224&utm_source=share_petition&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=share_email_responsive&rp_sharecordion_checklist=control Saving Sizemore – A Call to the Community Betty Shabazz International Charter School Barbara A. Sizemore Academy (BASA), of Betty Shabazz International Charter school, was told by CPS that if its 2015 School... Read more »

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 »

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 »
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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 »

CSU President Wayne Watson "humbled and grateful" For $200,000 Foundation Gift For CSU from Emil Jones, Jr, Former Illinois Senate President

Emil Jones Endows $200,000 to Chicago State U Foundation CSU President Wayne Watson “humbled and grateful” Reception Friday, March 29th at 5:30 PM Former Illinois Senate President, Emil Jones Jr., recently presented Chicago State University (CSU) Foundation with a $200,000 gift, creating the Emil Jones, Jr. Scholarship Fund. The scholarship fund will be an endowment... Read more »
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Meet Rich Township District 227 School Board President Betty Owens and her Slate for The April 9th Election!

Meet Rich Township District 227 School Board President Betty Owens and her Slate for The April 9th Election!   Meet Rich Township District 227 School Board President Betty Owens and her Slate for The April 9th Election!! Residents, stakeholders and students in Rich Township High School District 227 have the opportunity to meet and support... Read more »

WVON Discusses New CPS Black History Curriculum with Former CPS President Florence Cox Wednesday, March 6th at 5:00 PM

Please tune into WVON’s Cliff Kelley show TODAY, Wednesday, March 6, 2013, at 5:00 P.M. to hear Florence Cox, president of the WE CAN, INC. Committee (and former President of The Chicago Board of Education)  report on last Friday’s meeting with CPS/CEO Dr. Barbara Byrd-Bennett on getting CPS to obey the 1991 state law mandating... Read more »

Rev. Roosevelt Watkins III Seeks Volunteers for HOPE Organizations "Read To Lead" Afterschool Program

Rev. Roosevelt Watkins III and The HOPE Organization is looking for volunteers for his “Read to Lead” afterschool program. For every child that can’t read 3rd grade level a jail cell is being built. Volunteer and make A difference. For more info – Call Today !! 773 487-8078 HOPE Organization 9231 S Cottage Grove –... Read more »
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Community Support For Dr. Wayne Watson Helps Sustain him as President of Chicago State University

Community Support For Dr. Wayne Watson Helps Sustain him as President of Chicago State University by Mark S. Allen Veteran Activist 773-392-0165   Thanks to those in The Chicago State University (CSU) community, elected officials, religious, business, civic and community leaders, present and former CSU students, and others in the community locally and nationally that... Read more »