Alain Locke Recognized Nationally for Common Core Implementation
November 19, 2014

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…Read more

Alain Locke Welcomes Early Childhood Educators from China
November 11, 2014

A group of early childhood educators visited Alain Locke on Monday, November 10 to learn and observe from the school’s staff, dean, and principal. The group has visited annually…Read more

Anthony White Named the 2014 Outstanding Illinois Charter School Eighth Grader by the INCS!
October 27, 2014

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…Read more

Alain Locke Hosts 20 Teachers from Leading Educators
October 27, 2014

On October 16 Alain Locke hosted 20 Teacher Leaders from an organization called Leading Educators. The idea behind the school visit was for the Leading Educator Fellows to go…Read more

Principal Patrick Love Presenting at the 2014 Illinois Charter School Conference
October 13, 2014

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…Read more

INCS Policy Brief: Moving Towards a Longer, Smarter School Day and School Year. Examines Illinois public schools that are successfully implementing a longer school day and school year for their students and teachers.
August 1, 2014

INCS Policy Brief: Moving Towards a Longer, Smarter School Day and School Year

Alain Locke Charter School Recognized by Illinois State Board of Education
May 8, 2014

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…Read more

Senator Kirk Comes to Alain Locke to Announce Year-Round School Legislation
March 25, 2014

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.)…Read more


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