Posts tagged "education"

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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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 »

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 »
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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 »

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 »

BILL GATES ANNOUNCES 2012 SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM FOR LOW-INCOME MINORITY STUDENTS

BILL GATES ANNOUNCES 2012 SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM FOR LOW-INCOME MINORITY STUDENTS FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 22, 2011 BILL GATES ANNOUNCES 2012 SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM FOR LOW-INCOME MINORITY STUDENTS – Gates’ non-profit organization is giving away 1,000 scholarships for the 2011-2012 school season – Bill Gates, founder of Microsoft Nationwide (BlackNews.com) — The Gates Millennium Scholarship Program (GMS)... Read more »
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News from The Black Star Project and Phillip Jackson

  If you are not willing to take your child to a free, Saturday small-group learning center, then you are part of the cause for your child’s failure. And if you are not willing to volunteer your time to educate Black children, please do not criticize us for educating Black children.  Saturday University – Greater Bethesda Campus... Read more »