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Increasing Digital Access in Chicago Neighborhoods

The MacArthur-supported Smart Communities program works to increase digital access and use by families, businesses, and other institutions in five moderate- and low-income Chicago neighborhoods. Read More

YOUMedia Chicago: A Snapshot of Year One

A new report by the Consortium on Chicago School Research at the University of Chicago documents the opportunities and challenges of the first year of YOUMedia, a youth-centered digital learning space at the Chicago Public Library. Read More

Lookingglass Wins Tony for Outstanding Regional Theatre

Lookingglass, a MacArthur grantee, is the fifth Chicago theater to win the award. Read More

New Program for Youth Seeks to Prevent Summer Violence in Chicago

The City of Chicago and Cook County launched One Summer Chicago, an initiative to provide kids an expanded array of summer programs, keep them off the streets, and prevent youth violence. Read More

Chicago Public Radio on Reshaping Learning in the Digital World

Chicago Public Radio takes a closer look at ChicagoQuest, a new, MacArthur-supported, charter school opening in the fall that is harnessing the power of digital media for learning. Read More

New Chicago School Based on Principles of Game Design

The Chicago Tribune looks at plans for ChicagoQuest, a new MacArthur-supported charter school with a curriculum based on the principles of game design and collaborative learning. Read More