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True Star Foundation Co-Founder Encourages Students (Chicago)

DeAnna McLeary-Sherman, co-founder of True Star Foundation, spoke last week at Ombudsman South and West to encourage Chicago students to live their best lives. McLeary-Sherman also promoted the Foundation’s summer jobs program. True Star will have over 150 jobs for ...

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Linda Sanders loves working with kids (Grand Island, Neb.)

“My friends say that I don’t sit well. They all say I don’t sit well,” says Linda Sanders, director of the Ombudsman alternative high school program, which helps students from Grand Island Senior High earn a high school school diploma. ...

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Students Celebrate Women Empowerment (Chicago)

Students and faculty came together to celebrate Women’s Empowerment at Ombudsman Chicago by paying homage to influential women history makers and recognizing their notable contributions. Ombudsman students created wall murals and collages to share their own perspectives on the significance ...

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New Contract for Ombudsman (Parker, Ariz.)

Ombudsman Education Services will be providing alternative education services for the Parker Unified School District for the next three years. The District Governing Board approved a proposal from Ombudsman to provide these services from July 1, 2016 to June 30, ...

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Avoyelles Virtual Program Addresses Academic, Behavior Issues

Alternative school for expelled, long-term suspended students It would seem self-defeating for a “disciplinary school” program to be so successful that its students beg to stay after they have “served their sentence” and been deemed able to return to their ...

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Ombudsman Arizona Partners with C-Tech (Phoenix)

Ombudsman Arizona ~ According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, Phoenix is the top-paying metropolitan area in the nation for home electronics entertainment equipment installation and repair occupations. Students enrolled in Ombudsman Arizona Charter Schools will now have the opportunity ...

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Ombudsman Helps Empower Today’s Youth (Chicago)

As Women’s History Month ends, Ombudsman Chicago continues to help inspire the next generation of African American leaders, especially young women. Ombudsman students like Imani Tiney and Monica Watson are carrying the torch and leading by example for other youth. ...

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Ombudsman is helping students graduate (Grand Island, Neb.)

Ombudsman has done a good job of not only helping students in that program graduate, but also helping raise the overall graduation rate for Grand Island Senior High. That message was brought to Grand Island Rotary Club members on Tuesday ...

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2016 Offers a Fresh Start for Ombudsman Chicago Graduates

Just weeks into 2016, the year has already been rewarding for Ronnesha Whitfield, Isiah Spann and Inocencio Lorenzo and more than 44 Ombudsman Chicago students who have earned their Chicago Public Schools high school diploma. “We are extremely pleased with ...

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Education is helping me overcome obstacles to pursue my dreams (Phoenix)

I was born and raised in Phoenix by a family that supported my dreams. They say it takes a village to raise a child, and mine was strong, led by my loving grandmother. Despite the circumstances that can happen in ...

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