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City Year — Chicago | American Graduate

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City Year is an education-focused nonprofit organization that unites young people of all backgrounds for a year of full-time service to keep students in school and on track to graduation. In 21 schools across Chicago, teams of highly-trained corps members serve full-time as tutors, mentors and role models.

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Golden Apple Awards 2016

The 2016 Golden Apple Awards for Excellence in Teaching & Leadership.

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Golden Apple Awards 2016

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The Rundead | WTTW Commercials of the Year 2016

The Rundead by Leo Burnett Chicago/Whitehouse Post

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The Rundead | WTTW Commercials of the Year 2016

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Golden Apple Awards 2015

The 30th Golden Apple Awards honoring ten outstanding teachers in the Chicago area.

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Golden Apple Awards 2015

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Mike Leonard's 'Nothing Special.'

In this timely new holiday special, Mike profiles people who give something of themselves.

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Mike Leonard's 'Nothing Special.'

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Aysenur Kolivar Web Extra | World Music Showcase

Aysenur Kolivar performs "Didavoy" on World Music Showcase.

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Aysenur Kolivar Web Extra | World Music Showcase

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Noura Mint Seymali Web Extra | World Music Showcase

Noura Mint Seymali performs “Ghizlane” on World Music Showcase.

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Golden Apple 2016 Fellow: Dana Butler

Principal Dana Butler says leadership can be defined as helping people to go places.

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Golden Apple 2016 Fellow: Dana Butler

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Golden Apple 2016 Fellow: Danny Gray

Danny Gray left a lucrative career in business to teach students in entrepreneurship.

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Golden Apple 2016 Fellow: Danny Gray

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Golden Apple 2016 Fellow: Debra Thomas

Debra Thomas believes in bringing real world issues into her special needs classroom.

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Golden Apple 2016 Fellow: Debra Thomas

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Golden Apple 2016 Fellow: Dennis Kass

Dennis Kass is known for getting his sociology students to tap their own hidden potential.

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Golden Apple 2016 Fellow: Dennis Kass

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Golden Apple 2016 Fellow: Jason Crean

Jason Crean's students tiptoe around tortoises and duck under birds in his classroom.

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Golden Apple 2016 Fellow: Jason Crean

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Golden Apple 2016 Fellow: Jeff Grant

Jeff Grant has teaching kids to love science down to a science itself.

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Golden Apple 2016 Fellow: Jeff Grant

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