CCA featured in national magazine

CCA Academy Featured in National Education Magazine Chicago Charter Network Specializes in Dropouts By Lesli A. Maxwell for Education Week Chicago Last June, Chicago public schools officials announced that the district was on the cusp of setting a new record for graduation: Slightly more than 60 percent of students would earn a diploma in 2012. Chicago's record high is still roughly 20… Read More


CCA Academy on CBS2 News

CCA  Academy students featured on CBS2 News CCA Academy’s Urban Agriculture/Ecology program was featured on CBS2 News in the “Your Chicago” segment. View the segment by clicking on the link below.   Read More

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Students cook at MK Restaurant

CSW Career Academy Students Cook at MK Restaurant CSW Career Academy students prepared lunch for students from Harper High School at MK Restaurant on April 29th. The event was featured on NBC5 news. Read the full story on NBC5 website Read More

CCA Academy featured in Mother Jones magazine

CCA Academy in Mother Jones Magazine

CCA Academy was featured in the July-August issue of Mother Jones magazine in the article "There Grows the Neighborhood." The article talks about developing community gardens and green spaces as a way of transforming blighted urban areas and CCA's plans for expansion of its community garden. Below is a link to an electronic version of the magazine. The story can… Read More

Film Festival Winners

CCA Students Win First Place at Film Festival

CCA Students Win First Place at Film Festival   CCA’s film student-created film Love and Abuse won first place in the Issue of Urgent Concern category at the Chicago Youth Community Film Festival. Festival judges called the film well-shot, well-written, well-acted and important. The film addresses domestic and dating violence among high school-aged students. A fictitious couple is depicted in… Read More

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