CPS Students

CHICAGO PUBLIC SCHOOL STUDENTS

Chicago high school students talk about their hopes for the future.
Rebecca Wattleworth

REBECCA WATTLEWORTH, TEACHER, WARRENSBURG-LATHAM H.S., WARRENSBURG, IL

Rebecca is an award-winning teacher who tells us how the Common Core standards better prepare students for real life.

Carollina Song

CAROLLINA SONG, PARENT, OAK PARK, IL

As a mom, Carollina talks about what the Common Core State Standards mean to her and her children.

NATALIE NERIS-GUERECA, ASSISTANT PRINCIPAL, PERSHING WEST MIDDLE SCHOOL, CPS

Natalie says the Common Core Standards call on students to develop skills they need for the real world.

CHERYL WATKINS, PRINCIPAL, PERSHING WEST MIDDLE SCHOOL, CPS

Cheryl says the Common Core Standards present a great opportunity for parents to get into schools and be nosey.

HILDA HARRIS PIELL, CHIEF HUMAN RESOURCES OFFICER, CME GROUP

Hilda talks about how new learning standards will help our students compete for jobs on a more level playing field.
Jalen Little

JALEN LITTLE, STUDENT, HARPER COLLEGE, PALATINE, IL

Jalen describes how higher standards would have prepared him better for college.
Billie Lara

BILLIE LARA, PARENT, OAK PARK, IL

Billie describes how the Common Core State Standards will raise expectations for our children.
 
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