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    Today, we joined Mayor Rahm Emanuel, Chicago Public Schools (CPS) and several non-profit partners, including the United Way of Metro Chicago, the YMCA of Metro Chicago, Metropolitan Family services, and Children’s Home and Aid Society to announce the opening of 12 new Parent Engagement Centers...
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    Families see education as a journey that opens doors for students. Education connects students to exciting careers where they have the power to change their lives, our communities, and the world. More than ever, having technology skills, is needed for those college or career bound and can empower students...
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    (cross-posted from the Microsoft Unlimited Potential blog ) STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) education is vital to solving the world’s toughest social problems; to helping companies create the next breakthrough innovation and to keeping local economies competitive. So how do...