Tim King

Chicago's Urban Prep Academy (CBS)

For 4th Year In A Row, Urban Prep Sending Every Graduate To College

All 167 seniors at Urban Prep Charter Academies’ campuses in Englewood and University Village are heading to college next fall. The entire senior classes of the two schools have been accepted to four-year universities.

03/28/2013

Union teachers walk the picket line on Sept. 10, 2012, outside Urban Prep-Englewood, a charter school that shares a building with a traditional public school. Charter schools stayed open during the strike, as their teachers are non-union. (Credit: CBS)

Classes In Session At Charter Schools Despite Teachers’ Strike

Classes might be in session on Monday at Chicago’s charter schools, but they aren’t totally unaffected by the strike being staged by the Chicago Teachers Union.

CBS 2–09/10/2012

Chicago's Urban Prep Academy (CBS)

Urban Prep Again Sending All Grads To College

An all-male charter high school on the South Side is celebrating Friday, as once again, all its graduating seniors have been accepted to four-year colleges.

03/30/2012

Urban Prep Academy Students

Urban Prep Sending Every Grad To College Again

More than six of every ten African-American boys will not graduate from public high school in Chicago, but at a high school in one of city’s poorest neighborhoods, every single black student is headed to college.

CBS Chicago–02/16/2011