How Ingenuity adapted to deliver virtual arts opportunities to the sector

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When Chicago Public Schools (CPS) announced remote learning plans in March, Ingenuity’s Data and Research Director, Steve Shewfelt, looked to […]

COVID-19 Resource List

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Arts Education Resources in the Time of COVID-19 COVID-19 is greatly impacting arts programs and partnerships in Chicago Public Schools, […]

ESSA Arts Indicator FAQ

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The arts are fundamental to preparing students for success in college, career, and life, and through its ESSA arts indicator, […]

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 […]

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 […]

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