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Navy official in Chicago to mark 9/11 anniversary

Sep 11, 2014 • Chicago Tribune
The three-star admiral's appearances at the Union League Club of Chicago and the Rickover Naval Academy come a day after President Barack Obama delivered a prime-time address laying out his strategy for confronting the Islamic State. While the group ... More

High-ranking female cops honored by Topinka

Mar 25, 2014 • Chicago Daily Herald
Female law enforcement leaders -- including those from Pingree Grove, Aurora, Winfield and Hawthorn Woods -- were honored by Illinois Comptroller Judy Baar Topinka as part of Women's History Month. ... Graham, Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of ... More

The CYC Race to Mackinac Enchants Sailors Young and Old

Jun 28, 2013 • Michigan Avenue Magazine
It's called il Mostro (Italian for “the monster”), and there's a reason for that. ... Back in Chicago more than 150 miles away, students from Rickover Naval Academy in Edgewater are pursuing another challenge: learning how to sail and race in Belmont ... More

Concerns growing as Navy increases presence on high school campuses

Nov 11, 2013 • Raw Story
Martinez, 16, attends Rickover Naval Academy, a public high school in Chicago whose 508 students wear uniforms and take classes in military history and naval science taught by retired naval officers. He hopes to get a military scholarship to college ... More

The proportion of privately run Chicago public schools to increase

Dec 11, 2012 • WBEZ
And at least four national operators—Rocketship Education, Basis Schools, Concept Schools, and Charter Schools USA-- applied to open schools here next fall, according to Illinois Network of Charter Schools executive director Andrew Broy. The new ... More

Chicago Observes Memorial Day 2013: Photo Gallery

May 26, 2013 • ChicagoNow (blog)
Chicago is a truly proud and great city, and today Chicago honored our fallen heroes and also recognized Illinois Gold Star Families, families of those who have died for our country. Official ceremonies began today at Daley Plaza with the 2013 Chicago ... More

CPS proposes six new schools, two expansions

Dec 7, 2012 • WBEZ
School leaders plan to close a number of public schools next year, but they're also planning to open new schools. Chicago Public Schools put out a list of six new schools they're recommending for approval, as well as two schools that will be expanded ... More

Chicago's Military Academies Raise Education Debate

Dec 26, 2007 • NewsHour
Elizabeth Brackett reports on a controversial program that has some of Chicago's public schools following the model of military academies, and the debate over whether it is an effective way to boost student performance in tough urban neighborhoods. More

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