Archive for July 2014

Chicago Public Schools Students Show School Choice Happens

Chicago Public Schools data recently released by a Chicago Public Radio education reporter reveals that high school students express school choice.  The rationale is simple—CPS high school students don’t have a choice BUT to want and need school choice.  The statistics tweeted on Saturday, July 19 show how many Chicago students do NOT attend their... Read more »

Tips for first-generation, low-income college students

This guest post is by Lynda Lopez, a graduate of the University of Chicago and a Chicago public school. I never expected a student like me to struggle in college. I graduated in the top five percent of my class, had been awarded a Questbridge Scholarship to attend the University of Chicago and had always... Read more »