Tuesday, June 19, 2018

Next HPKCAC meeting to be held on Wednesday, June 27 at HPAC

The next meeting of the Hyde Park-Kenwood Community Action Council will take place on Wednesday, June 27 at the Hyde Park Art Center (5020 S. Cornell) at 6pm.

We will hopefully have a quorum to approve this amended version of our 3-point plan.

A representative from CPS will also attend and present updates to their educational facilities master plan (EFMP).

Everyone is welcome to attend.

Friday, May 11, 2018

Hyde Park-Kenwood CAC seeking additional members

The Hyde Park-Kenwood Community Action Council (HPKCAC) works with CPS to support the public schools in our community. We are looking for more community members to get involved with our group. A good way to learn about community action councils is to attend the All-CAC Summit on Saturday, May 19 from 9am-2pm. If you would like to attend this event, please contact the HPKCAC at hydeparkcac@gmail.com.

Tuesday, May 8, 2018

Kozminski offering full-day PreK starting fall 2018

Kozminski Community Academy (936 E. 54th Street) is offering full-day Pre-K (7:45am-2:45pm) in addition to its regular half-day Pre-K programs.

For more information, click here.

Public forum on Illinois' new tax credit scholarships on Tuesday, May 22 at Kenwood HS

Learn more about Illinois' new tax credit scholarship program on Tuesday, May 22 at Kenwood High School (5015 S. Blackstone) from 6:30-8:30pm. 

Bobby Otter, Budget Director for the Center for Tax and Budget Accountability, will be speaking with Dr. Christopher Lubienski, Professor, Indiana University, researcher on school choice, charter schools, and voucher programs.

Click here for the flyer.

The program is free, but please register here.

Wednesday, March 28, 2018

ILBCF scholarship application; deadline is May 9

The Illinois Legislative Black Caucus Foundation offers a scholarship for students seeking an undergraduate degree. Applicants should be an accepted student at an accredited institution of higher learning which includes community colleges, private institutions, and certified vocational training programs. 

For more information, and the application, click here.

The deadline is May 9, 2018.

Information about how to get the latest information about programs at CPS's Parent Universities

If you would like to stay updated on the various courses, programs, and information provided through CPS's Parent Universities, you can sign up here:


Thursday, March 22, 2018

Election judges are needed for LSC elections on April 18 and April 19

CPS is looking for election judges to monitor Local School Council elections on April 18 and April 19. Two hours of training is required. The pay is $150 per day.

For all the details, click here.