Tag: Chicago

So you’re Pregnant… Now What? Tips from a Teen Mom (Chicago)

I was 16 years old in 2012 when I found out I was pregnant. I had just moved across the country to live with my mother and had been feeling under the weather for a few weeks – hot, dizzy ...

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Ombudsman to Host Grand Opening of South Side Learning Center (Chicago)

TBT News Update Ombudsman Chicago will celebrate the grand opening of its South Side Options School. The two-part grand opening on October 9 will include a ribbon cutting ceremony from 10 – 11 a.m. featuring keynote speaker Alderman JoAnn Thompson and ...

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Open Letter to Parents: Reversing the Dropout Effect by Dr. Chaun Johnson (Chicago)

The Electronic Urban Report Looking Past Prevention: Facing the School Dropout Dilemma Dear Parents, Each year more than three million students across the country will leave school without earning a high school diploma. Will your child be one of them? Dropout ...

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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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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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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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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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Operation Graduation Essay: “Earning a diploma means a means a milestone in life for me.” (Chicago)

Earning a diploma means a milestone in life for me. This is really the end of my childhood life and the beginning of adulthood and my career. This diploma means success, I went to three different high schools and I ...

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