Schuler Scholar Program staffers welcomed Gwendolyn Brooks College Preparatory Academy Principal Shannae Jackson (center, b/w scarf) to their Lake Forest office on June 20, 2018 for a meeting about the launch of a new Schuler Scholar partnership at Brooks Academy during the 2018-19 academic year. Photo courtesy Schuler Scholar Program.
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New Scholars Program To Open Top College Doors

Chicago Crusader — Gwendolyn Brooks College Preparatory Academy, a CPS selective enrollment high school in Chicago’s Pullman neighborhood, announced recently it will partner with the Schuler Scholar Program (, a Chicago-area non-profit dedicated to helping first generation, low income, and underrepresented students prepare to gain admission to and succeed at highly selective colleges. […read more]


Teens, Loss and Grief

By Shantella Y. Sherman Special to the NNPA from the Afro-American Newspaper For thousands of youth living in the D.C. metropolitan area the threat of violence creates constant fear. From random assaults and homicides positioned in the news media as commonplace, to the often-used refrain Read More