While many Chicago families struggle to meet basic needs like food and diapers, they also need help with tech access and guidance to support their children’s learning.
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LEARN Charter Internships Boosted This Alumna’s Career Prospects
LEARN Charter alum Taylor Stewart credits her seven years of summer internships with the organization for helping her develop vital soft skills and gain practical experience.
Innovative program cuts violent-crime arrests among Chicago youth
Crimes committed by at-risk Chicago students dropped in half, and high-school graduations rose sharply in an innovative education program called Becoming a Man that is capturing national attention and could become one antidote to the city’s persistent bloodshed, according to a newly published study. BAM focuses on adolescent and teenage boys on the city’s violent South and West sides. They’re…