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Reggie King

Thanks to His Teacher, Lindblom’s Top 2022 Grad Discovered His Love of Math. Here’s How He’s Paying It Forward.

Reginald “Reggie” King graduated from Lindblom College Preparatory in May, with a passion for math education and a plan to invest in the future of academic success. Attending Xavier University in Louisiana on a full ride scholarship this fall, King plans to major in accounting to satisfy his love for math and minor in either education or sports management. There,…

Tomorrow: Cure Violence with #Belonging

On Thursday, August 18, at 7 p.m. join Shytown Sugar Films at the Hairpin Arts Center for a night of #Belonging. A unique lineup of artists tackles “very real societal issues and in doing so, invites the audience to take an unfiltered look at how belonging looks different when diversity comes into play.” #Belonging’s dynamic line-up includes: Comedy by Aaron…

Still Looking for Summer Camp?

If you still haven’t found the right camp experience for your child, it’s not too late! Here are a couple of possibilities, with space and financial aid still available. First, an overnight camp held on the campus of University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Closer to home, karate day camp in Chicago’s Lakeview neighborhood: Thousand Waves’ Camp Kokoro offers quality martial…

CPS CEO Pedro Martinez

Stop Pretending Tweaking Selective Enrollment Will Get Kids Equity

Last night, I finally got around to watching the video Chicago Public Schools released back in March to explain its proposed options for changing how students are admitted to selective enrollment schools. Take a look for yourself: True to form, Chicago Public Schools wants us to think they are all about equity, when in fact they are, at best, barely…

CPS High School and Academic Cut Scores for the 2022-23 School Year

‘Tis the season once again for high school admissions in Chicago.  The CPS Office of Access and Enrollment released High School Round 1 results on Friday, March 18.  CPS recently announced that they have extended the Round 1 decision deadline to Monday, April 4 at 5 PM CT.  CPS has announced upcoming changes to the selective enrollment admissions process for…

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