Tag: Chicago

West Side alternative school means a second chance (Chicago)

05/08/2014 There is no shortage of news accounts about young Black students, particularly in urban areas dropping out of school. One West Side school is registering stories about students dropping in. The CPS Ombudsman Program, 2411 W. Congress Pkwy., is ...

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Operation Graduation Essay: “If it wasn’t for this program, I would not have graduated from high school.” (Chicago Northwest)

During my time at Ombudsman, I have learned a lot. Especially with my problem doing some of my math equations, if it wasn’t for this program I would not have graduated from high school. Earning my diploma means getting on ...

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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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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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New Option Gives CPS Students a Second Chance to Earn a High School Diploma; Ombudsman Chicago Now Enrolling

24 Jul 2013 by: Ombudsman Educational Services CHICAGO (July 24, 2013) — Chicago Public Schools students ages 14-20 who are out of school or off track to graduate now have a new option to graduate from high school ready for ...

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Operation Graduation 2013: Jake Gordon (Lombard, Ill.)

Ombudsman has been the key to getting my diploma. Without the opportunity of coming to Ombudsman, I would have only been able to get a G.E.D. and hope for the best in the future. But now thanks to Ombudsman and ...

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Operation Graduation 2013: Jeff Morrow (Chicago)

It takes four years to get a high school diploma in most cases. It takes another two-four years to get a degree in a field of study. Tell me why Ombudsman has made me into a better person, tell me ...

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Student Profile: Jeanette Dulzo (Downers Grove, Ill.)

Jeanette is a sophomore from District 87. OES: Remind me when you joined us this year. JD: It was late October. OES: Yes, now I remember. How has your year been going? JD: It’s better than I thought it would ...

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Ombudsman Congratulates Retirees (Dundee, Ill.)

Donna Hornsby and Mary Stover Ombudsman is proud to honor three outstanding educators who will be retiring at the end of this school year. Lou Gaeding has worked with Ombudsman for more than 17 years, Mary Stover has worked with ...

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