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The News School Demonstrates How Youth…

The News School Demonstrates How Youth…

On Monday, April 17, 2017, a unique and visionary partnership between Saint Agatha and Phalanx Family Services began. Saint Agatha is a closed elementary school and day care program previously offered thru the Archdiocese of Chicago. Phalanx Family Services is a full-service, nonprofit organization offering a multitude of programming for in-need families and individuals living […]

Journalism: Citizen vs Professional

Journalism: Citizen vs Professional

Journalism is the activity or profession of writing for newspapers, magazines, and news websites or preparing news for live and pre-recorded broadcasts. According to Bill Kovach and Tom Rosenstiel’s book titled, “The Elements of Journalism,” the primary purpose of journalism is to provide information to citizens to help make them free and self-governing. There are […]

News School Graduates Are Certified and Credentialed Through Chicago’s One Summer Jobs!

News School Graduates Are Certified and Credentialed Through Chicago’s One Summer Jobs!

I’m Just Saying In my 30 plus years of working with City, State and Community Based Organizations as a workforce development specialist, I have rarely come across a summer youth program that has achieved the outcomes of the collaboration between Phalanx Family Services and Saint Agatha’s News School. The 2017 Summer Youth Program began the […]

Nevada Politicians and Educators Must Prioritize Education

Nevada Politicians and Educators Must Prioritize Education

Nevada ranks last in the percentage of 18-24 year olds who are high school graduates. –US Census Bureau, 2005 American Community Survey In September of 2008, Las Vegas Review Journal reported that “graduation is hardly a proud moment for Nevada.” According to the local paper, a study published in “Education Week ,” calculated that the Silver […]

Chicago State University Slated for Closure Due to Political Impasse

Chicago State University Slated for Closure Due to Political Impasse

Due to overwhelming financial strains, Chicago State University (CSU) has issued pink slips to over 900 faculty members. The letter, which was sent Feb. 25, 2016, comes not as a shock to many, but a grim reality. Due to the failure of Governor Bruce Rauner and Democratic House Speaker Michael Madigan to reach common ground […]

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