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01.16.2007

National-Louis University to receive $280,000 for program to recruit and support new National Board Certified Teachers

CHICAGO– On the heels of Chicago’s record number of more than 170 new National Board Certified Teachers – announced in early January – a new program is being launched to…

01.16.2007

Venture philanthropy fund for public education welcomes Costello and Simmons to board of directors

CHICAGO-The Chicago Public Education Fund’s board of directors elected two new members this week, welcoming Ellen Costello and Brian Simmons with a unanimous vote of approval. “Both Ellen and Brian…

01.09.2007

Fund for schools reaches $15-million target

(Crain’s) — The Chicago Public Education Fund has reached its $15-million target for its second fund, meant to bolster recruiting and rewards for Chicago Public Schools. The fundraising campaign called…

01.03.2007

The Chicago Public Education Fund Announces Close of Second Fund – Raises $15 Million; Ken and Anne Griffin Make Closing Investment

CHICAGO, January 3, 2007 – —The Chicago Public Education Fund (The Fund) announced the close of Leadership Fund II today, with commitments of $15 million. As a venture philanthropy, The…