The Battle Royale

Posted by Emma Clarke

The battle of the ages takes place each semester at Chicago Hope Academy. How do you get students excited to for standardized testing in the morning?  By having a game show in the afternoon where each student participates, thereby winning glory for their Grade or Discipleship Group.

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Tags: Academics, Community, Scholar, Scholarship, College, ACT, Standardized Testing

Cultivating a College Culture

Posted by Emma Clarke

Studies are beginning to show that elite colleges are struggling to recruit intelligent low-income students.  It’s not that there is a lack of supply, but rather that these students are not getting into the application process.  This is largely because many of the high schools that these students attend do not have adequate resources to put their students on such a track.  Chicago high schools (both public and private) are no exception.

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Tags: Academics, Students, Scholar, Scholarship, College