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All-Year Study Act Builds on the Success of Alain Locke Charter School

The Senate just took a big step toward giving more Illinois students the quality education they need to be competitive in the global economy. They passed the Every Child Achieves Act (ECAA), which includes the All-Year School Study Act, a pilot program built on the success of Alain Locke. Click the link to read more. …

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Amazing Race

Eighth graders at Alain Locke Charter School have been busy participating in many events to prepare them for their upcoming high school transition. Throughout the year, Future Founders Foundation has implemented a highly interactive college and career readiness curriculum, “Pathways to Careers,” to expose students to new careers through project-based learning. Students have participated in …

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Alain Locke Featured in Inaugural Blog Post for Achievement Network

Learn more about one of Alain Locke’s key strategies in successfully closing the achievement gap for its students: a commitment to ongoing, focused and actionable professional development. Strong School-based Professional Development that leads to impact. Related Content: Alain Locke Highlighted by Achievement Network Alain Locke Recognized Nationally for Common Core Implementation Alain Locke Charter School …

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Alain Locke Recognized Nationally for Common Core Implementation

Alain Locke was just highlighted in the National Charter School Resource Center case study: Transitioning to the Common Core. Alain Locke was one of three charter schools lifted up as an exemplar in implementing the common core across the country. Click the link to read more. www.charterschoolcenter.org/mmcasestudy/alain-locke Related Content: Alain Locke Highlighted by Achievement Network …

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Anthony White Named the 2014 Outstanding Illinois Charter School Eighth Grader by the INCS!

Anthony was selected as Outstanding 8th grader by INCS because of his outstanding achievement, passion and innovation within the charter school community. Anthony will receive his award of excellence at the INCS Statewide Charter School Conference on November 3 at Chicago Marriott Downtown Chicago. Related Content: Seventh Graders Bring Home Red Ribbon Awards Student Wins …

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Principal Patrick Love Presenting at the 2014 Illinois Charter School Conference

The 2014 Illinois Charter Schools Conference hosted by the Illinois Network of Charter Schools will take place on Monday, November 3 at the Chicago Marriott Downtown Magnificent Mile.  Mr. Love will be presenting on Alain Locke’s successful transition to implementing the Common Core. Preparing for PARCC: What does Common Core really mean for our schools? For months and even …

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Alain Locke Charter School Recognized by Illinois State Board of Education

Alain Locke Charter School was 1 of 37 schools in Illinois recognized as a 2013 Spotlight School by the Illinois State Board of Education. This is the eighth consecutive year Alain Locke has won this award, which recognizes schools in low-income areas where academic performance is closing the achievement gap. Related Content: Alain Locke Highlighted …

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