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Amazing Race
May 7, 2015

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…Read more

Sprout Social Beautification Project
April 24, 2015

Last Friday, Sprout Social brought 20 employees to Alain Locke Charter School who worked alongside the eighth graders to clean-up the playground. After a successful beautification project in October, Sprout…Read more

Principal Love Invited to Present at the National Charter School Conference
February 9, 2015

Principal Love will present “Working the Core: Getting to your Strategic Plan” at the upcoming National Charter School Conference on June 21-24, 2015 at the Ernest N. Morial Convention…Read more

Alain Locke Featured in Inaugural Blog Post for Achievement Network
February 9, 2015

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…Read more

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

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