Early College STEM Schools use technology training, college degree credit and a well-rounded high school education to prepare students for the technology jobs of the future.

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Chicago Public Schools Touts Rise in Number of High School Students Earning College Credits

February 3, 2014 Original story in The Chicago Sun-Times by Tina Sfondeles More than 2,300 Chicago Public Schools students are getting college credit at 30 high schools across the city in a program that has increased threefold since it began in 2011. CPS on Thursday unveiled its Early College Initiative program figures, showing an increase in the Read More

Mayor Emanuel, Chancellor Hyman, and CEO Byrd-Bennett Announce 3,100 Students Will Be Able To Enroll In Free College Courses Next School Year

April 29, 2014 The Dual Credit program, where students enroll in college-level courses taught by qualified CPS teachers on high school campuses will serve 1,000 students next school year. Dual Credit courses are expected to be available at 38 CPS high schools next school year, up from just five in the program’s initial year. The Read More

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