Chicago

Chicago (i/ʃˈkɑːɡ/ or /ʃˈkɔːɡ/) is the third most populous city in the United States. With over 2.7 million residents, it is the most populous city in the state of Illinois and the Midwest. The Chicago metropolitan area, often referred to as Chicagoland, has nearly 10 million people and is the third-largest in the U.S. Chicago is the seat of Cook County.

Chicago was incorporated as a city in 1837, near a portage between the Great Lakes and the Mississippi River watershed, and grew rapidly in the mid-nineteenth century. The city is an international hub for finance, commerce, industry, technology, telecommunications, and transportation: O'Hare International Airport is the busiest airport in the world when measured by aircraft traffic; it also has the largest number of U.S. highways and rail road freight. In 2012, Chicago was listed as an alpha global city by the Globalization and World Cities Research Network, and ranked seventh in the world in the 2014 Global Cities Index.As of 2014, Chicago had the third largest gross metropolitan product in the United States at US$610.5 billion.

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Kamala Harris and J.B. Pritzker, 2022

The Pantagraph 22 Jul 2024
Vice President Kamala Harris, center, with Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker, right, clap during a rally at XS Tennis and Education Foundation, Sunday, Nov. 6, 2022, in Chicago ... ....
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Stratton, Harris, Pritzker

The Pantagraph 22 Jul 2024
Vice President Kamala Harris, center, with Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker, right, and Illinois Lt. Gov. Juliana Stratton, left, stand on stage during a rally at XS Tennis and Education Foundation, Sunday, Nov. 6, 2022, in Chicago ... ....
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With so few students in class, why aren’t public schools doing better?

New York Post 20 Jul 2024
Even as enrollments fell, costs per student increased in New York City, Houston, San Diego, Dallas, Austin, Philadelphia, Chicago, San Antonio, and Los Angeles. According to the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), the number of public school teachers was 11% higher in 2021 (3.8 million) than in 2011 (3.4 million)....
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Markers commemorate 38 lives lost in Chicago Race Riot of 1919

Journal Gazette 20 Jul 2024
The public art project is the invention of the Chicago Race Riot of 1919 Commemoration Project, a group that partners with Bronzeville-based nonprofit Organic Oneness to educate the public about the 1919 riots and their lasting effects on racial segregation in Chicago....
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‘Not the end point’: Markers commemorate lives lost in Chicago Race Riot of 1919

Chicago Tribune 19 Jul 2024
The public art project is the invention of the Chicago Race Riot of 1919 Commemoration Project, a group that partners with Bronzeville-based nonprofit Organic Oneness to educate the public about the 1919 riots and their lasting effects on racial segregation in Chicago....
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Chicago Public Schools career training is a gift for underserved communities: Chicago's Next Voices columnist

Chicago Sun-Times 19 Jul 2024
Julian High School on the South Side, which is among Chicago schools that offer a range of career training programs." ... It's because few people know about the career and technical education programs offered by the Chicago Public Schools ... Students in the career and technical education program were enrolled in these classes until we graduated....
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Daywatch: Markers commemorate lives lost in Chicago Race Riot of 1919

Chicago Tribune 19 Jul 2024
Good morning, Chicago ... The public art project is the invention of the Chicago Race Riot of 1919 Commemoration Project, a group that partners with Bronzeville-based nonprofit Organic Oneness to educate the public about the 1919 riots and their lasting effects on racial segregation in Chicago ... Meslar/Chicago Tribune) Column....
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Activism is an emotional refuge for Arizona’s immigrant students

The Oregonian 19 Jul 2024
Fear dominated the school environment for many immigrant children in Arizona as a result of Proposition 203, the state’s English-only law that eliminated bilingual education, according to an analysis by Amy Heineke, a professor of multilingual teaching and learning at the Loyola University Chicago School of Education....
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Push and pull between Chicago Public Schools, teachers union, school board and charter school advocates ...

Chicago Tribune 18 Jul 2024
As Chicago Public Schools attempts to eliminate a looming $505 ... “We have an ally with our mayor, Brandon Johnson.” Amaziah Burton, left, a special education teacher, addresses the Chicago Board of Education at William Jones College Preparatory school in Chicago on July 16, 2024....
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Identity Automation Unveils New Brand Identity to Enhance Cybersecurity in Education

ACCESSWIRE 18 Jul 2024
"This launch is a testament to our commitment to innovation and excellence as we serve the education industry ... Our tailored approach to IAM for education has earned us the trust of some of the largest implementations in the US, including Chicago Public Schools, Broward County, and the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction....
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Hosting The World’s Largest Pickleball Lesson: Shape Up US Launches Fun Health Event for Kids

GetNews 18 Jul 2024
As a leading nonprofit organization dedicated to empowering children and families to lead healthier and happier lives, Shape Up US advocates transforming education to include wellness curricula from kindergarten through sixth grade ... He continues to set new standards in youth sports education....
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World War II’s Port Chicago disaster — and its role in civil rights — to be memorialized

Stars and Stripes 17 Jul 2024
In honor of the 80th anniversary Wednesday, a four-day “Port Chicago Weekend” will meld education and entertainment July 18-21 to honor the catastrophe — the deadliest military disaster on mainland American soil during World War II ... However, the Port Chicago 50 were never fully exonerated for disobeying wartime orders ... Board of Education....
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World War II’s Port Chicago disaster — and its role in civil rights — to ...

East Bay Times 17 Jul 2024
In honor of the 80th anniversary Wednesday, a four-day “Port Chicago Weekend” will meld education and entertainment July 18-21 to honor the catastrophe — the deadliest military disaster on mainland American soil during World War II ... A four-day “Port Chicago ......

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