| May 26, 2020
All but four Chicago Public Schools in Austin could see an increase in their budgets for the 20-21 school year. The Chicago Board of Education still needs to approved the school district’s $2.8 billion budget; that’s expected to happen sometime this summer.
| March 8, 2017
State Rep. La Shawn Ford says in the interest of justice, fairness and equity, Frederick Douglass Academy High School can and should be transformed.
| May 10, 2013
Performers danced, sang and rapped at last month’s event. See what you missed!
| May 7, 2012
The National Volunteer Week event was part of the company’s ongoing involvement with students who participate in the Stay in School Initiative.
| April 27, 2012
The program was part of National Volunteer Week and included Austin’s Frederick Douglass Academy.
| December 5, 2011
Debra Crump’s announcement came the same day as the unveiling of the school’s new mural, which features seven prominent Chicago African-American leaders and educators.
| August 9, 2011
The Root-Riot urban garden across from Douglass High School recently held its first bartering event.
| December 22, 2010
A New Moms Inc. facility is set to open in the spring at 5327 W. Chicago Ave. State officials have applied for federal money to provide comprehensive sex education.
| October 28, 2010
Debra Crump says the Austin high school has faced many challenges but not received the support it needed from top brass at Chicago Public Schools.
| October 27, 2010
Some local school council members attended Wednesday’s Chicago School Board of Education meeting to ask for a sit-down with Ron Huberman and to get more information about Principal Debra Crump.