Ingenuity welcomes six Board members

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CHICAGO – Ingenuity has welcomed six exceptional leaders to its Board of Directors. Experts from across various industries, including nonprofit […]

Ingenuity launches new website

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CHICAGO – Ingenuity, a data-driven nonprofit advancing arts education in Chicago Public Schools, reintroduces itself today as a hub for […]

Every Student Succeeds Act

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

Orr Academy and Lillstreet Partner to Inspire Students through Photography

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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. […]

Chance the Rapper Announces another $1.2M For Chicago Public Schools, Ingenuity Named Partner to Consult on the New Chance: Arts and Literature Fund

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photo credit: Oshani Anglin     CHICAGO, IL | Chance the Rapper was at Paul Robeson High School on Chicago’s […]

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 […]

141 Teachers, Schools get up to $15,000 to Boost Arts Programs — Nearly $2.5M in Grants to CPS Schools for Arts Education in 2016-17 School Year

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

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 […]

Steppenwolf & Multicultural Academy of Scholarship: a multi-year, multi-layered partnership

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


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