141 Teachers, Schools get up to $15,000 to Boost Arts Programs

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CHICAGO – Ingenuity recently announced that $1.5M in competitive grants, and almost $2.5M total was distributed directly to Chicago’s public […]

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 […]

Report finds increased participation, investment in CPS arts education

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CHICAGO – Ingenuity today released both a progress report examining arts education in Chicago Public Schools (CPS) and announced its […]

Be Creative Campaign Launched by Mayor Emanuel and David Vitale

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Mayor Emanuel, education and community leaders launch funding campaign to transform arts education in Chicago Public Schools CHICAGO – Mayor […]

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. […]

Profiles in Partnership: Bryan Brochu

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Bryan Brochu, RocketSpace Coorporate Innovation Director and former director of the Innovators Connection, shares his transformative arts education experience with […]

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