AUSL 2013/14 Year in Review

AUSL 2013/14 Year in Review

A look back on the past year and the many accomplishments of our network schools, teachers, and staff.

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“Good teaching don’t stop no bullets.”

“Good teaching don’t stop no bullets.”

When Professor Rashid shared this statement with our class, it struck me like a blow to the face. But then I got it: the point isn’t that teaching is of no consequence; rather, the point is that context really matters!

In our second set of summer courses we learned two things regarding context, which are: all classrooms are the same and all classrooms are impossibly unique.

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AUSL Summer 2014 Network News

AUSL Summer 2014 Network News

August 12, 2014 – August 2014 - White House Program Names AUSL as Turnaround Arts: Chicago Lead Parter, AUSL High School Graduates Earn $24.75 Million in College Scholarships, Chicago Teacher Residency Graduation, Casals Student Meets President Obama, 2014 Festival of the Arts & Sciences...

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Living amid violence but not defined by it

Chicago Tribune – Living amid violence but not defined by it

August 10, 2014 – They've been interviewed by Scott Simon on NPR's "Weekend Edition." They've appeared on WBEZ-FM radio and Fox 32 News, and are scheduled to be on the WGN Morning News Monday. On Aug. 20, they'll be guests at a Jane Addams Hull-House Museum program on the effects of referring to the city's high-crime neighborhoods as Chiraq and Terror Town. But on a sunny afternoon last week, ...

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