Feigenholtz honors local Illinois State Scholars

SPRINGFIELD – State Senator Sara Feigenholtz (D-Chicago) recently honored 352 local high school students who were named 2021-22 Illinois State Scholars by the Illinois Student Assistance Commission. Illinois State Scholar winners rank in approximately the top 10% of the state’s high school seniors from 676 high schools in all 102 counties. Selection is based on a combination of standardized test scores and class rank

Representation Matters: Training CPS students to become CPS teachers

Dear CPS Families, The rich, cultural diversity of our students is one of our district’s greatest strengths, and we need more teachers who reflect the diversity of our city and the students we serve. Research shows that all students benefit cognitively, socially, and emotionally when they have teachers of color, but for students of color in particular, having a teacher of the same race

New resources to help CPS families prepare for the first day of school / Nuevos recursos para preparar a las familias de las CPS para el primer día de clases

Dear CPS Families, To help our students and families prepare for the first day of school on September 8, Chicago Public Schools (CPS) is partnering with Google for Education to provide virtual, real-time trainings for families as they get ready for the new school year. All CPS staff and students will be using Google Education Suite this fall, and these trainings will help you