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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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Class of 2015 Graduate Retreat

The eighth graders at Alain Locke spent the day preparing for their upcoming transition to high school. They started the morning off with a grad-to-grad networking breakfast, followed by the much anticipated announcement of the valedictorian and salutatorian. Students created posters and rapped about the character traits, learning strategies, and habits needed to be successful in …

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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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Senator Kirk Comes to Alain Locke to Announce Year-Round School Legislation

All-Year School Study Act Builds on the Success of Alain Locke Charter School in Chicago; Promotes Year-Round Schooling Pilot Programs in Low-Income, Low-Achieving Areas CHICAGO – U.S. Senator Mark Kirk (R-Ill.) today announced new legislation that would promote year-round elementary and secondary school pilot programs to boost academic achievement in low-income, low-performing school districts across the …

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