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Students create warm gifts for sick children (Waukegan, Ill.)

Lake County News-Sun December 10, 2013 By Frank Abderholden Alternative high school students in Waukegan reached out to make things better for sick children when they agreed to make fleece blankets for Project Linus, which distributes the handmade items for ...

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UPDATE: Operation Greeting 2013

As we all prepare for the holidays, I wanted to express my thanks to the ESA family for supporting Operation Greeting. This year we collected more than 1,200 cards, which brings our grand total to more than 11,200 cards created ...

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Ombudsman Opens West Side Location, Accepting Applications (Chicago)

14 Nov 2013 by: Lawndale News Ombudsman Chicago, a new option for Chicago Public Schools students ages 14-21 who are out of school or off track to graduate from high school, announced it has opened a new location at 2401 ...

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CALENDAR LISTING: Ombudsman Chicago West to Host Community Open Houses Nov. 7 & 12

01 Nov 2013 by: Ombudsman Educational Services CALENDAR LISTING What:     An open house at the new Ombudsman Chicago West at 2401 W. Congress Parkway. Ombudsman Chicago West is a new option for Chicago Public Schools students ages 14-21 who ...

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Operation Greeting 2013: Supporting U.S. Troops

Ombudsman Educational Services is once again joining forces with Spectrum Center Schools and Programs, the corporate office of Educational Services of America and new division Early Autism Project, Inc., to show gratitude and support for U.S. troops who are away ...

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Student Essay: Lauren Wooten (Athens, Ala.)

Why I Came (Back) to Ombudsman I hope y’all missed me! I’m back again for my second, and final year at Ombudsman. I started school here last year because I was pregnant and needed a quicker, less time consuming way ...

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Student Profile: Bryan Cavazos (Downers Grove, Ill.)

Bryan is a senior from District 88. OES: This is your first full year with us. How are you feeling about this semester so far? BC: I’m feeling very confident. I feel like I’m going to earn my credits and ...

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Ombudsman Schools Open Classroom Facilities in Chicago

11 Sep 2013 by: Lee Edwards Ombudsman Chicago, an alternative school designed to allow students 14-20 to earn a high school diploma, in partnership with Chicago Public Schools (CPS), has officially opened a new location at 7500 N. Harlem Ave. ...

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Alternative education scores high in Arizona: Schools for struggling students continue to show improvement; 9 given top marks (Phoenix)

25 Aug 2013 by: Mary Beth Faller Alternative schools can be the last best hope for students who have been expelled, can’t succeed in a traditional classroom or fall behind their peers. In Arizona, more than 180 alternative schools help ...

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Supt. Edwards: City schools Ombudsman off to good start (Carrollton, Ga.)

13 Aug 2013 by: Colton Campbell The program that replaced Carrollton City Schools’ alternative school is off on the right foot, Superintendent Dr. Kent Edwards said Tuesday. The city Board of Education voted earlier this year to enter into a ...

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