Posts tagged "Chicago State University"

Upping Chicago's dismal graduation rates

Over the weekend, a giant school bus rolled into town. Correction: a “Get Schooled” Bus – a nationwide initiative to improve high school and college graduation rates across America. With only 50 percent of Chicago’s kids graduating from high school and shockingly low college graduation rates for some predominately minority Chicago universities, we could use... Read more »

Government programs pulling more Americans from poverty freefall

A record number of Amercians–an estimated 1 in 6– are being served by federal anti-poverty programs like Medicaid, unemployment insurance, food stamps and welfare, according to USA TODAY. Also… Northwestern University is trying to boost minority enrollment by opening its doors to its neighbors in Evanston and Chicago, according to the Chicago Sun-Times. The “Good... Read more »