Chávez In the News
April 14, 2017 - The GATE News
Chavez Elementary raises the bar With support from parents, school faculty and community partnerships, Chavez students are achieving high levels of academic success and the news is making many proud
April 04, 2017 - LEAP Innovations: Powerful Personalized Learning in Chicago
Reimagining learning can happen anywhere–in an old Navy warehouse, a former dental clinic, or even an open field. On a recent trip to Chicago, we experienced three schools flourishing in dated buildings and custom designed spaces. All three were supported by nonprofit innovation catalyst LEAP Innovations.
Cesar Chavez. Back of the Yards is a tough 10 square block neighborhood on the South Side of Chicago. It’s across the tracks and two miles southwest of the home of the White Sox. Almost all of the kids grow up in poverty and almost half are new to English. What they need is a really good education. Fortunately, the Mexican-American community is served by one of the best neighborhood schools in America...
March, 2017 - School Superintendents Assn. Magazine
March 21, 2017 - Getting Smart
Smart List: 85 Elementary & Middle Schools Worth Visiting
37. Cesar E. Chavez Multicultural Academic Center is a neighborhood P-8 in Chicago’s Back of the Yards neighborhood on the south side. Despite nearly 100% poverty and nearly half of the students new to English, the school has been a top academic performer in Chicago for the last five years. Principal (and data ninja) Barton Dassinger was a teacher at Chavez and has kept a veteran staff focused on getting better every year.
December 06, 2016 - Telemundo Ayudan a alumnos de CPS a encontrar su secundaria ideal
El portal de internet www.hsbound.org es una nueva herramienta de la CPS. Ahí los estudiantes pueden encontrar información de todas las secundarias públicas de Chicago. Hay videos, detalles del transporte público en la zona, de la comunidad estudiantil y de sus especialidades
December 05, 2016 - WTTW Chicago Tonight "CPS Helping Students Explore High School Options With New Website
Matt Masterson | December 5, 2016 4:54 pm"
November 14, 2016 - City Club of Chicago 'The Future of Leadership in Chicago’s Public Schools by Heather Anichini and Elizabeth Swanson
October 14, 2016 - Education Week: 'Red Flags' to Look for When Evaluating Personalized Learning Products
"Personalized learning: Is it an educational imperative, a marketing strategy for an ed-tech product, or both? .."
July 13, 2016 - Catalyst Chicago The building blocks for digital learning
"Six years ago, Chavez Multicultural Academic Center joined a district pilot program aimed at giving students more time in school in order to improve their academic performance. .."
Jun 28, 2016 - Blending Time and Learning for English Language Learners - EWA Education Writers Association
Feb 16, 2016 - Escuela César Chávez en un Orgullo Chicago - UNIVISION Chicago - Unvision On-Air Shout-Outs- Congratulations!
Feb 02, 2016 - MIND Research Institute - Sums & Solutions - Posted by: MIND Staff
One School Beats the Odds in Chicago Public Schools [STMath - Profiles in Success]
Jan 21, 2016 - edSurge - by: Jin-Soo Huh
How to Rally Veteran Teachers Around a Personalized Learning Model
Dec 11, 2015 - Crain's Chicago Business - by: Cassie Walker Burke & Meribah Knight
Five Big Ideas for Chicago's Troubled Schools: Idea Five...Use Data to build a Student GPS...
Dec 09, 2015 - Crain's Chicago Business - by: Meribah Knight
Five Big Ideas for Chicago's Troubled Schools: Idea Three...Create an Independent Principal Training Institute...
Nov , 2015 - PhilanthopyRoundtable
Education Innovation Spotlighted in National Gathering of K-12 Philanthropists ...
ed Schools: Idea Three...Create an Independent Principal Training Institute...
Oct 06, 2015 - Next Gen Learning Blog - by: Guest Blogger
What I Learned about Personalized Learning from 3 Chicago Schools ...
Aug 25, 2015 - : CPS and Mayor Emanuel Announce 28 Principals for Inaugural Independent Schools Principal Program
Aug 24, 2015 -Scholastic Editor - EdPulse One of the hottest trends in public education is adding more time to each school day. See how two districts structure, pay for, and benefit from these programs. s
It's About Time...
June, 2015 - Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
Teachers Know Best – Making Data Practical...
June, 2015 - THE CHICAGO PUBLIC EDUCATION FUND
Chavez participates in: Profiles in School Leadership: Leveraging Student-Based Budgeting...
June 03, 2015 - EWA Education Writers Association - by Maureen Kelleher for EWA
Student and Teacher Voices on Student-Centered Learning...
May 01, 2015 - Next Generation Learning Challenges
NextGen Learning is Happening Here! A trip to Cesar Chavez School in Back-of-the-Yards Chicago...
Apr 09, 2015 - The Huffington Post - Education - by: Brad Spirrison
ASU + GSV Report: Teachers and Tech Tools...
Jan 08, 2015 - Campaign Updates - Chicago Together.org - Mayor Rahm Emanuel
Expanding High Quality Choices and Empowering Local Leaders: A Plan to Continue Gains At Neighborhood Schools Throughout Chicago
Dec 09, 2014 - The GateNews - by Sonya Eldridge
"Back of the Yards principals awarded CPS fellowships
Dec 08, 2014 - edSurge Newsletter
"LEAP Innovations Receives $750K from Chicago Public Education Fund"
November, 2014 - Chicago SunTimesr - By Lauren FitzPatrick
Grades and attendance — not test scores — matter for middle schoolers: U. of C. researchers
June/July, 2014 - Harvard Education Letter - By Maureen Kelleher
Common Core for Young Learners " Educators tackle challenges in the early grades
June 09, 2014 - Education Week - By Sean Cavanaugh
K-12 District Leaders Evolving Into Smarter Ed-Tech Consumers
May 07, 2014 - myFOXChicago.com - By
Dawn Hasbrouck, Good Day Chicago Co-Anchor
How technology is changing the way children learn
May 01, 2014 - The FUND Chicago
The Fund’s 2014 Spring Leadership Council Meeting
May 01, 2014 - myFOX Chicago (PDF)
by: Dawn Hasbrouck, Good Day Chicago Co-Anchor
"Tipping Point: Technology in education"
April 29, 2014 - WBEZ91.5 (PDF)
by: Linda Lutton
"Seven Chicago schools get $100,000 for schoolwide 'blended learning"
April 28, 2014 - Chicago Truibune
by: Noreen S. Ahmed-Ullah, Tribune reporter
"7 Chicago schools to get $100K technology grant"
April 25, 2014 - Keyed
by: Allison Mack
"Hyatt Gives Back: Healthy Eating with Alice Waters:"
Hyatt Thrive & Alice Waters at Cesar E. Chavez
March 05, 2014 - Asahi Digital
by: Asahi Shimbun
"Lesson Study, learn each other of specialty teachers in Japan, spread to the world:"
Feb 18, 2014 - NBC News
by: Heather Anichini
"Commentary: From the Ground Up, Chicago Embraces Technology"
Jan 28, 2013 - The Kitchen Community & Chàvez Elementary present:
GARDEN PARTY FOR CHÀVEZ
Chef Aaron McKay of the Hyatt Corporation will host a fundraiser at Chavez 1/28 from 6:00pm - 9:00pm so that we can start and maintain a community garden
Dec 25, 2012 - Southland News
"I feel like a magical elf"
Dec 21, 2012 - Chicago Neighborhood News
"Boss Orders Day Off to Paint Chavez Elementary"
Oct 31, 2012 - Chicago Sun-Times
BY Stefano Esposito, Staff Reporter 02:24AM PDF
"Caring inspires learning at Chavez"
Oct 29, 2012 - 5 NBC Chicago -
Hands Out Principal Bonuses"
Mayor Rahm Emanuel recognizes excellence in Chicago Public Schools. Eighty two principals were awarded merit pay bonuses ranging from $5,000 to $20,000.
Oct 29, 2012 - UNIVISION
By: FRAN SPIELMAN City Hall Reporter email@example.com 1:56PM .
"82 Chicago principals get up to $20,000 in merit bonuses"
Sept 6th - The Gate Newspaper
by Vanessa Valentin PDF
"Longer School Day – Finding Ways to Utilize Students’ Time Wisely"
Aug 13th - WBEZ91.5
by Becky Vevea
Aug 13th - WBEZ91.5
by Becky Vevea
" Preventing shootings and other violence in the neighborhoods is one of Mayor Emanuel's top priorities. But now, both he and Police Supt. Garry McCarthy are on the hot seat with murders on the rise. CBS 2 Chief Correspondent Jay Levine reports the mayor spoke about crime, schools and city finances on Tuesday. "
March 23, 2012 Time
for Kids -Pedal Power by Stephanie
"Nicole Basil, 12, has recycled more than 1,000 bicycles for a good cause..."
February 06, 2012 The
Gate -a Back of the Yards Neighborhood
"Preparing for High School: Local Elementaries Prepare Seventh Graders for the High School Application Process"
December 31, 2010 MEDILL
REPORTS CHIGACO = Story Retrieval Date: 12/31/2010 2:28:49 PM CST
"Ninety school minutes, $5.5 million: Worth it?" by: Allie Rice/MEDILL
"This Monday five Chicago public schools begin a test
program that extends one of the country’s shortest school days by 90 minutes,
but many are wary of the program’s oversight and shelf life." .
December 3, 2010 - The
Gate - a Back of the Yards Neighborhood
"Chavez School Pilots After School Program "ALO" " by: Moises Avelar
"The Chicago Public Schools (CPS) Board of Education selected Cesar E.
Chavez Multi Cultural Academy School, and four other schools around the City
of Chicago to pilot a new experimental after school program called Additional
Learning Opportunities (ALO) originally funded by CPS." ...
September 14, 2010 - Education Week
"More on Illinois Bilingual Pre-K and Beyond" by Maureen Kelleher
"My colleague Mary Ann Zehr has done a great job keeping tabs on Illinois'
new rules for bilingual preschoolers, which require schools to screen their youngest
students to determine whether they have limited English proficiency, and mandate
that public schools with large numbers of bilingual pre-K students hire teachers
with bilingual certification to serve them...."
July 19, 2010: "At today’s rally at 4747 S. Marshfield Ave., the Jesse White Tumblers and the New Generation Fancy Drill Team performed in front of students and community members. Chicago Fire mascot Sparky also joined the festivities. CPS officials also distributed backpacks to students in preparation for the new school year.
Chavez last year enjoyed a 95.1 percent attendance rate, among the city’s highest.
Huberman and Richardson-Lowry were joined at today’s event by Aldermen Willie
Cochran and Lona Lane, Chavez Elementary School Principal Barton Dassinger and
faculty and parents of Chavez school community. "...
Back of the Yards Neighborhood Council
"Meet the New Principal from Chavez"