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CPS Helps Dropouts Finish High School (Chicago)

WTTW Chicago Tonight Since launching the Student Outreach and Re-engagement centers, or SOAR, Chicago Public Schools has helped 170 former high school dropouts earn their diplomas. The centers provide motivation and training to prepare students for the return to the ...

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New facility aiming to help students graduate opens in metro (Kansas City)

41 Action News Staff 5:38 PM, Aug 22, 2014 KANSAS CITY, Mo. – A new service facility aiming to help students graduate opened in the metro Friday. The Hickman Mills Ombudsman Educational Services Facility opened with a ribbon cutting ceremony. ...

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Ombudsman Chicago Expands to Open South Side Location

CPS Options School New Location Now Enrolling Students CHICAGO (August 8, 2014) – Ombudsman Chicago has announced the opening of a new Options School learning center at 6057 S. Western Avenue on Chicago’s South Side. The new location is currently ...

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Reversing Cycle of Teen Unemployment (Chicago)

Truth B Told | EDUCATION NATION   Special Correspondent: B. Flowers A Chicago Public Schools Options School (not a charter), Ombudsman Chicago opened in August 2013 and offers teens a second chance at achieving academic success while preparing them for ...

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Olmsted Falls launch alternative school for high school and middle school students (Olmsted Falls, Ohio)

OLMSTED FALLS, Ohio – The Berea, North Olmsted and Olmsted Falls school districts plan to partner in launching a high school and middle school for students who are not successful in a traditional school setting. The three districts are partnering ...

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Ombudsman Chicago’s first graduating class (Chicago)

Tue., Jun. 10, 2014 12:00 PM EDTby Yvette Caslin More than 20 graduates from the Ombudsman Chicago program were recognized for their academic achievements during a commencement ceremony at Holy Trinity High School. What is Ombudsman Chicago? Chicago Public Schools ...

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Ombudsman Chicago Sets The Standard With Inaugural Graduating Class (Chicago)

June 09, 2014 “The path to graduation has been wrought with obstacles for many of our students,” said Dr. Chaun Johnson, Principal, Ombudsman Chicago. “Our graduates are proud of what they have achieved and they have been very vocal in ...

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Fourteen students graduate Ombudsman Montcalm Center’s Educational Services program (Greenville, Mich.)

By Mike Taylor • Last Updated 11:01 am on Wednesday, June 04, 2014 GREENVILLE — Fourteen area students who might otherwise have fallen between the academic cracks instead graduated Tuesday evening in a ceremony held at Greenville High School. The students represented the ...

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Students Receive Second Chance at Ombudsman (Chicago)

The Lawndale News June 19, 2014 According to the National Center on Secondary Education and Transition (NCSET), a child drops out of high school every nine seconds. Marissa Noyola should have been a high school dropout. Noyola was kicked out ...

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‘I regained my hope:’ Students earn diplomas through credit recovery (Athens, Ala.)

Ombudsman Center graduates 44 The News Courier May 28, 2014 By Kim West High school graduations often are marked by memorable moments, whether it’s a keynote speech delivered by a famous former Alaska governor or Tanner’s tradition of lighting candles. ...

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