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DPI apprenticeship program awarded $500,000 to train diverse tech talent for top Chicago companies

The Software Development and Tech Apprenticeship program, part of the Pritzker Tech Talent Labs at Discovery Partners Institute, was awarded ...
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Discovery Partners Institute Joins Innovative Multistate Partnership Launching a Groundbreaking Water Resources Initiative in the Great Lakes Region 

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Gov. Pritzker Announces Eighteen Appointments to Boards and Commissions

Building on a strong team of diverse experts in their fields, Governor JB Pritzker announced the following appointments in his ...
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White Sox in ‘serious’ discussions to build new ballpark at prime South Loop location, according to new report

CHICAGO — Another potential relocation spot for the Chicago White Sox is being discussed, but this move would not be far ...
WGN

White Sox in ‘serious’ talks to build stadium in South Loop’s ‘The 78’

The team is considering building a stadium at the Clark Street-Roosevelt Road site, sources say. Mayor Brandon Johnson and ...
CHICAGO SUN-TIMES

Dual enrollment numbers up for Illinois high school students

QUINCY (WGEM) - Dual enrollment gives students an opportunity to get college credit in high school, so they can save money ...
WGEM

As Dual Credit Participation Grows in Illinois, Study Shows Gaps Widening

As the cost of higher education continues to rise in Illinois and elsewhere, a growing number of students are working ...
WTTW-TV

The importance of local solutions in addressing global climate challenges

Is climate change real? The truth is unequivocal: climate change is indeed real. It is underpinned by a robust scientific ...

Dual credit courses growing in Illinois, but students of color less likely to take them, report says

To help students get a head start with college credits without having to pay college tuition, Zion-Benton Township High ...
Chalkbeat Chicago

Urban Greening Could Help Achieve Carbon Neutrality Goals

A new modeling framework highlights that urban greening is a sustainable solution to achieve environmental co-benefits in mitigating heat ...
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HIGH-TECH CHI Event Celebrates Close of Computer Science Education Week 

Citywide celebration of computer science and technology in Chicago showcases the many youth-oriented opportunities available in tech The Discovery ...
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Report on Illinois Dual Credit Participation Illustrates Widening Gaps In Access, Participation 

Targeted interventions needed to ensure greater access, awareness November 30, 2023 (CHICAGO) – The Illinois Workforce & Education Research Collaborative (IWERC), ...
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