AUSL News

Below you will find information about AUSL's activities, milestones, events, and sponsors.


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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President’s Committee on the Arts and the Humanities Partners with AUSL to Expand Turnaround Arts

President’s Committee on the Arts and the Humanities Partners with AUSL to Expand Turnaround Arts

May 20, 2014 – PRESIDENT’S COMMITTEE ON THE ARTS AND THE HUMANITIES PARTNERS WITH AUSL TO EXPAND TURNAROUND ARTS INTO 3 SCHOOLS IN CHICAGO Herbie Hancock, Josh Groban and Kerry James Marshall will adopt Chicago Turnaround Schools Washington, D.C. – President’s Committee on the Arts and the Humanities (PCAH) co-chairs George Stevens Jr. and Margo Lion toda...

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AUSL Spring 2014 Network News

AUSL Spring 2014 Network News

April 14, 2014 – Three AUSL High School Senior Named Cubs Scholars, Posse Scholars Announced, Orr-Lewis ISAT Rally, Cubs Visit Casals, AUSL Associate Board's Speakeasy Book Drive, Dulles News Literacy Project, Herzl Celebrates Hard Work, Solorio Teachers Win Stanford University Hollyhock Fellowships, Piccolo Honors Students and Parent Volunteers, Johnson's First An...

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AUSL Network News

AUSL Network News

January 31, 2014 – Carter, Chalmers, Dewey, Lewis, and O’Keeffe, AUSL’s newest turnarounds, are hitting their stride. After opening on August 26, the schools are establishing strong climate and culture, and families are noting the difference. According to Chrissy Powell, a mother at Dewey School of Excellence, “this is a good turnaround. My kids are doing so mu...

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AUSL Network News

AUSL Network News

July 3, 2013 – On June 8, the Chicago Teacher Residency graduated 150 residents, its largest class to date. Mayor Rahm Emanuel spoke about schools and families helping children succeed. Residents Meghan Rice and Carla Wellborn spoke about shaping children’s lives and entering the noble profession of teaching, serving students passionately and effectively. The k...

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AUSL Teacher Javier Velazquez Wins Prestigious National Teaching Honor

AUSL Teacher Javier Velazquez Wins Prestigious National Teaching Honor

May 20, 2013 – The president of The New Teacher Project (TNTP) Tim Daly and Chicago Public Schools CEO Barbara Byrd-Bennett today surprised Javier Velazquez, AUSL's Howe School of Excellence math teacher, as he has been named one of four teachers nationwide to be awarded the 2013 Fishman Prize for Superlative Classroom Practice. This prestigious award honors exce...

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AUSL Network News

AUSL Network News

March 6, 2013 – AUSL’s Schools and Teachers Recognized We are proud of all the hard work that occurs across the AUSL Network. We are especially pleased with the accolades that our schools, teachers, and principals have recently received. Three AUSL Elementary Schools Receive Illinois Academic Improvement Award Congratulations to the AUSL schools named to the 201...

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AUSL Network News

AUSL Network News

November 16, 2012 – Six New Turnarounds Off to an Excellent Start AUSL’s six new turnaround elementary schools are off to an excellent start. Following community walks in which the school staff went door to door introducing themselves, many of the students, families and community members came out in droves to our Back to School BBQs. Marquette School of Excellence h...

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