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New pillars support Woodlawn renewal 3/29/2013
Woodlawn is rising again … though the challenges, like gravity, seem never to go away. Its comeback slowed by the Great Recession, its people saddened by the death of a beloved leader, the storied South Side neighborhood is rallying.
NCP groups gain voice in school closings 1/28/2013
Spurred in part by the threat of school closings, groups in neighborhoods served by NCP are organizing like never before to influence district decision-making.
Health academy fast-tracks professional training 4/12/2012
NCP partner agency Instituto del Progreso Latino in first year of running $22 million project that eventually will serve 600 students grades 9 through 12
La Casa will be ‘mi casa’ for college students 2/10/2012
Six-story, 27,000-square-foot community-based dormitory aims to attract scholars from Near Southwest Side and beyond
Raising up teachers in your backyard 11/21/2011

'Grow Your Own' grads can tell students: “I went to this school.  I sat in your seat.”

News Literacy Project gives Elev8 students critical eye 6/29/2011
Do video games promote violence? Is Wikipedia a reliable source of information? Can news reporters unintentionally influence the stories they’re covering?
Elev8 students go to Washington 6/28/2011
A delegation of 16 middle-school students from Elev8 Chicago participated in the “Voices in Action: National Youth Summit,” held at Howard University in Washington, D.C., earlier this year.
Auburn students green up lagoons, increase the peace 6/28/2011
More than 200 students from four schools spent a blustery Thursday morning in late April on a field trip to Winneconna Park in Auburn Gresham
Orozco students explore heart of the matter 6/28/2011
Alivio Medical Center’s Health Careers Enrichment Program, one of Orozco’s Elev8 afterschool offerings, encourages bilingual students to pursue health careers with a hands-on approach.
LSNA Expo celebrates community schools 5/8/2011

LISC-backed community schools get rave review from Harvard authors—and suggest another path to school reform    

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