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This piece was written by Michelle Navarre, Head of School, at Polaris Charter Academy in Chicago, and Linda McEvoy Grein, Former Math Instructional Guide at Polaris Charter Academy and Executive Director, EduQuate LLC, and was originally published on Education Week’s Learning Deeply blog.
Through this fieldwork 7th grade students began to embark on a journey through the scientific world with the Lincoln Park Zoo and their Young Researchers Collaborative program! Throughout the school year, students will conduct their own research project by collecting scientific data in their neighborhood as well as at the LPZ Nature Boardwalk. This was […]
On Friday, October 14th, students welcomed US Senator Dick Durbin for his first visit to Polaris Charter Academy. Senator Durbin became interested in Polaris after reading Paul Tough’s article, “How Kids Learn Resilience” in the July issue of the Atlantic magazine where Polaris was highlighted as an example of a school helping students succeed despite […]
6th, 7th and 8th grade students and their parents participated in PCA’s Annual High School Fair, Thursday, October 13th. The fair showcased the variety of high-quality high school options available to students and their families. Who Was Here: Marine Leadership Academy Link Unlimited Lake Forest Academy Chicago Tech Holy Trinity Chi Arts Notre Dame College Prep […]
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