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More than 2000 links are organized into 25 categories.  Browse the categories and sub categories to find links to web sites with information you can use to build and sustain strong organizations helping youth move through school and into jobs and careers.  Some of the links point to older pages on some web sites. Click to the "home" page to find the most current information being shared. Look for social media links and connect with these organizations in social media. Look for the resource pages and visit sites that these organizations point to. This is a huge resource and it keeps growing. As you get to know what's here, by frequent visits,  it will grow in its value to you.

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Chicago Public School Locator - Maps
This link points to the Chicago Public Schools locator map, created in 2016.

The model of this was this site: http://cpstiers.opencityapps.org/
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Chicago Public Schools - data maps and attention on issues
This site is named "Apples to Apples in Chicago Public Schools" and is "Using Data to Increase Parent Engagement in the District", Check out the maps and stories.

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Chicago Public Schools Data - Annual Regional Analysis Reports
Chicago Public Schools is divided into 16 regions. At this link you can find a details analysis of schools in each region (in pdf format). Spend time learning this information and use it in helping build support systems that assure all kids succeed in school.

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CPSuccess - positive stories of Chicago Public Schools
This site is hosted on Tumblr, and is an aggregation of photo stories showing positive activities in Chicago Public Schools. Started in 2013. Browse the site.

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Chicago Non-School Volunteer-based Tutor/Mentor Programs - list on this web site
This is another section of the Tutor/Mentor Connection web site, with links to more than 200 Chicago area youth serving programs, organized by sections of the city and suburbs. If your tutor/mentor program is not listed, just submit your link using the "contact us" feature.

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Chicago Public Schools
This is the Chicago Public Schools web site. It is the central on-line resource for the entire public education system in Chicago. Any parent, tutor, mentor or stakeholder should browse its sections and become familiar with what it has to offer.

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Comparative School Spending Guide (2010) - New Jersey
Can't find a web site with this type of information for Illinois schools. If you know of such a link, post it to the T/MC web site.

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Guide to Understanding Education in Illinois - archive
Illinois.Loop.org is no longer being updated, but the web site is still an archive with extensive resources for understanding education issues in Illinois. Spend time browsing the various sections and articles.

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Open Books - Supports Chicago area childrfen and youth
From the web site: "Open Books is a nonprofit social venture that provides literacy experiences for tens of thousands of readers each year through inspiring programs and the creative capitalization of books.
Through our Instructional Programs, we cultivate the literacy skills of thousands of children and youth each year, from those who need intervention to those who desire enrichment.
Through our Book Programs, we provide readers of all ages with engaging, appropriate, and high-quality books. Each week, we deliver thousands of books to schools and nonprofits across Chicagoland."

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Raise Your Hand for Illinois - focuses on quality public education for all children
From the web site: "WE ARE a grassroots coalition of parents and concerned citizens who advocate for quality public education for all children. We formed in 2010 to advance an agenda of education funding equity across the state."

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Teach for America - Chicago chapter
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Teach For America - Chicago-Northwest Indiana encompasses both Illinois and Indiana and includes a diverse set of communities. We train and develop educators (corps members) so that they have an immediate positive impact on their students. We foster the leadership of our alumni as they address this problem from all sectors.

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The Federation for Community Schools
From the web site: "The Federation for Community Schools is a member coalition that works to preserve, promote and sustain community schools, which achieves the organization’s vision, across the nation through policy changes, professional development, and programmatic advancements."

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