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Ombudsman Chicago Honors Supportive Community with Breakfast

As a thank you to supportive community stakeholders, Ombudsman Chicago South, 6057 S. Western Ave., held a celebratory breakfast last week where Ombudsman Chicago South and Ombudsman Educational Services personnel joined Chicago Public Schools (CPS) representatives, Ombudsman Chicago South students, and community members to acknowledge the progress the school has made thus far. Ombudsman Chicago

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Ombudsman to Host Grand Opening of South Side Learning Center (Chicago)

TBT News Update Ombudsman Chicago will celebrate the grand opening of its South Side Options School. The two-part grand opening on October 9 will include a ribbon cutting ceremony from 10 – 11 a.m. featuring keynote speaker Alderman JoAnn Thompson and a community open house from 5:30 – 7 p.m. Alderman Thompson is a strong supporter

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CPS Helps Dropouts Finish High School (Chicago)

WTTW Chicago Tonight Since launching the Student Outreach and Re-engagement centers, or SOAR, Chicago Public Schools has helped 170 former high school dropouts earn their diplomas. The centers provide motivation and training to prepare students for the return to the classroom, as well as helping the students determine which of CPS’s Options schools is the

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Ombudsman Chicago Expands to Open South Side Location

CPS Options School New Location Now Enrolling Students CHICAGO (August 8, 2014) – Ombudsman Chicago has announced the opening of a new Options School learning center at 6057 S. Western Avenue on Chicago’s South Side. The new location is currently accepting applications. Students can learn more or enroll now by visiting www.chicagodiploma.com or by calling

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Ombudsman Chicago’s first graduating class (Chicago)

Tue., Jun. 10, 2014 12:00 PM EDTby Yvette Caslin More than 20 graduates from the Ombudsman Chicago program were recognized for their academic achievements during a commencement ceremony at Holy Trinity High School. What is Ombudsman Chicago?Chicago Public Schools partnered with Ombudsman Educational Services to open two Chicago-area dropout recovery options school centers during the

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Reversing Cycle of Teen Unemployment (Chicago)

Truth B Told | EDUCATION NATION Special Correspondent: B. Flowers A Chicago Public Schools Options School (not a charter), Ombudsman Chicago opened in August 2013 and offers teens a second chance at achieving academic success while preparing them for continuing education and a career. The Ombudsman Chicago youth employment initiative was created through a partnership

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Students Receive Second Chance at Ombudsman (Chicago)

The Lawndale News June 19, 2014 According to the National Center on Secondary Education and Transition (NCSET), a child drops out of high school every nine seconds. Marissa Noyola should have been a high school dropout. Noyola was kicked out of a Chicago Charter School for poor attendance and then dropped out of another Chicago

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