More than 100 students from civics classes on Chicago’s West and Northwest sides are mobilizing people to vote in the Nov. 3rd election. They’ve been calling potential voters and handing out campaign literature even though many of them aren’t old enough to vote themselves.
The Austin school is down to just 150, causing some to fear it will be shuttered. CPS shut down four Austin elementary schools in 2013, including one right across the street from Douglass.
Teachers and students from Austin High School took to the streets April 1 as part of the citywide Chicago Teachers Union’s day of protest.
By Terry Dean | February 25, 2016
Later this year, Austin Polytechnical Academy and Austin Entrepreneurship and Business Academy will close, while VOISE Academy will remain open.
By Terry Dean | February 1, 2016
The Chicago Board of Education is set to approve the plan to phase out Austin Polytechnical Academy and Austin Business and Entrepreneurship Academy but keep VOISE Academy.
By Terry Dean | January 18, 2016
The community is invited to a Jan. 19th meeting to discuss bringing together Austin Polytechnical Academy, Austin Business & Entreprenuership and VOISE Academy.
By Terry Dean | November 11, 2015
The Austin Community Action Council has a plan to merge the three charters operating on the campus and fix other neighborhood high schools.
By Cara Ball | February 16, 2015
College-bound students will share in $20,000; this is the 41st year of the program.
West Sider Dwayne Truss remembers his mentor and civic father.
The next game will be played 4 p.m. Dec. 7th at home against Hope.