Bronzeville Academy Charter School, an independent school board and charter school authorized by the Illinois State Board of Education, is announcing a public hearing for their e-Learning Program Verification. The public hearing will be held on August 17th at 1 p.m. and have an open period for public comment...
ABC7 News An Evanston group wants to suspend history lessons in schools until the lessons focus more on the contributions of minorities, and women. The group met Sunday at the Robert Crown Center to call on the state to stop its current history teaching practices. "The miseducation of our children must stop,"...

Twenty-two Chicago area Black male youth to receive college scholarships  The Ezekiel Taylor Scholarship Foundation is awarding scholarships to 22 African-American young men online, Sunday, June 14, 2020. The ‘Virtually Victorious’ Scholarship Gala and Fundraiser will highlight the academic achievements and success of young black males in the Chicago area. “Our...
Former President Barack Obama Sends Inspirational Message to Class of 2020; Mayor Lori Lightfoot Makes Live Appearance To Offer Congratulations ABC 7 keeps the party going for Chicago’s 2020 graduates!  Following the city-wide graduation special at 1 PM, Cheryl Burton and Hosea Sanders go live for GRADUATION 2020: THE AFTER...
Denny’s awarded $300,000 in scholarships during the 2019 Hungry for Education (HFE) scholarship season. On May 28, Denny’s will celebrate the scholarship winners and 2020 graduates who shared their ideas on how Denny’s can help fight childhood hunger What: Spurred by Denny’s commitment to education, the company and its scholarship...
Graduates of the 2020 class of Northwestern University, I commend you on completion of a course of study at a competitive world-class university. To receive a degree from this school is a high honor. I am humbled by the invitation to provide reflections on the past and recommendations for...
CCC Foundation raises an additional $2.6 million to support students impacted by COVID-19 In an effort to support its students during this pandemic, City Colleges of Chicago is working to award eligible students $12.7 million in federal CARES Act funds. More than 22,000 City Colleges students are potentially eligible for CARES Act...
School Plans Individualized Learning For 2020-2021 School Year Educators at St. Philip Neri School have always been committed to academic excellence, nurtured in small class sizes with personal attention for each student. They met the challenges of the unforeseen Covid-19 public health crisis from the very beginning of the stay-at-home...
By Karen V. Hansen Professor & Director of the Women's Studies Research Center Brandeis University In 1971, as a sixteen year old white girl, I walked into Doug Walker’s U.S. Black History classroom, and immediately noticed a poster of Jesus that hung by the door. Sunnyvale High School was a public...
By Munson Steed, Rolling Out While most teenagers are exploring TikTok or playing video games, 14-year-old Chicagoan Dorothy Jean Tillman has already attained three college degrees. Tillman proved her child prodigy stature when she began talking at 8 months old and doing math by 4 years old. She attended high...