February 11, 2013U.S. Department of Education Awards Nearly $50,000 to Help Chicago Public Schools Recover from Multiple Shootings
The U.S. Department of Education's Office of Safe and Healthy Students has awarded Chicago Public Schools (CPS) an Immediate Project School Emergency Response to Violence (SERV) grant totaling nearly $50,000. The grant will provide assistance for recovery efforts following 35 shootings this past year at four high schools in the Greater Englewood community.
July 7, 2010
Alberto Retana, U.S. Department of Education's director of community outreach, will visit local schools, meet with community organizations and lead two youth forums in Chicago, Wednesday-Friday, July 7-9.