Columbia College Chicago

i3 Convergence Academies

Convergence Academies 
The Center for Community Arts Partnerships (CCAP) at Columbia College Chicago, in partnership with Chicago Public Schools (CPS) is working with two CPS schools, one elementary and one high school, to develop the Convergence Academy school model. This work will last through school year 2014-2015. 

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Convergence Academy Model


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This project is supported in part by the U.S. Department of Education Investing in Innovation (i3) Fund; Chicago Public Schools; JPMorgan Chase Foundation; the McCormick Foundation; the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation; Pearson; and Pearson Foundation.

The contents of this webpage were developed under a grant from the U.S. Department of Education Investing in Innovation (i3) Program.  However, those contents do not necessarily represent the policy of the U.S. Department of Education, and you should not assume endorsement by the Federal government.

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