Urban Prep Academy

Urban Prep Teachers Claim They Were Fired For UnionizingSixteen teachers who claim they were fired from Urban Prep Academies charter schools for union activities staged a demonstration in the Loop on Friday, attempting to pressure the school to reverse their dismissals.
Slain Urban Prep Student “Enjoyed Making Others Smile”He loved basketball and was likely headed to college, but the mother of slain Urban Prep student Deonte Hoard wonders why her son died on the streets of Chicago.
Urban Prep Student Killed In Far South Side ShootingA South Side charter school is mourning the murder of one of its students.
Local High School Students To Attend Inauguration14 local high school students are heading to Washington this morning to watch President Obama's swearing in ceremony.
Teen Indicted In Crash That Killed 911 DispatcherA Chicago teen has been indicted by a grand jury in connection with a police chase and deadly crash that killed a 911 dispatcher.
Urban Prep Sending Every Grad To College AgainMore 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.
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