Arts Educator Spotlight: Lorita Purnell-James

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Lorita Purnell-James teaches graphic arts and technology at Park Manor Elementary School in the Greater Grand Crossing neighborhood. Here, she […]

Q&A: Every Student Succeeds Act

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Ingenuity Q&A: The Illinois ESSA Arts Indicator   Q. What is ESSA? A. Signed by President Barack Obama in 2015, […]

Partnership Spotlight: Orr Academy & Lillstreet

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Ingenuity is home to the Creative Schools Fund which provides grants to increase access to the arts for Chicago Public Schools students. […]

Ingenuity Provides Public Comment to ISBE

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Illinois State Board of Education Meeting | March 15 | Springfield, Illinois Ingenuity Public Comment on the Arts in ESSA […]

Sustaining Arts Partnerships through Creative Collaboration

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A Profile in Partnership: Communities In Schools of Chicago & Ingenuity By Savannah Turner, Partnerships & Professional Learning Intern As […]

It’s cultural construction for teachers at MCA teacher institute

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Dispatches from the Teacher Institute By Stephen Upchuck Oct 6, 2015 Two large prep carts—entirely laden with scavenged 2-by-4’s, each […]

Partnership Spotlight: Steppenwolf & Multicultural Academy of Scholarship

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Steppenwolf Theatre Company has partnered with Multicultural Academy of Scholarship, or MAS, in Little Village High School for eight years. […]

Profiles in Partnership: CYSO’s Music Pathways

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Joshua Simonds is the Executive Director of Chicago Youth Symphony Orchestras and a member of Ingenuity’s Advocacy Panel. Here, he […]

CPS, Mayor Emanuel Announce $10 Million Investment in Arts Education for 2015

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From the Mayor’s Office and Chicago Public Schools: CPS, Mayor Emanuel Announce $10 Million Investment in Arts Education for 2015 […]

Profiles in Partnership – Play In A Book

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Ingenuity will periodically profile Chicago Arts Educator Forum (CAEF) members as part of Profiles in Partnership. We begin with Laura St. […]

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