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AGC Chicago Racquet Club


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AGC Chicago Racquet Club

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  2. 2. 3 Our Mission AGC develops mindful leaders who take action both now and in the future to positively impact their communities and the world.In pursuit of this mission, the Academy for Global Citizenship is committed to:
  3. 3. 4 Extended School Day & Year Our International Baccalaureate ProgramModel Family & Community Engagement Environmental Stewardship Health & Wellness
  4. 4. International• Baccalaureate A highly rigorous academic framework, recognized by the world’s leading universities• World language learning begins in Kindergarten• Students learn to collaborate with others internationally, essential for life in the 21st century• An emphasis on asking challenging questions, critically reflecting, developing research skills and learning how to learn
  6. 6. 7 Received the National Green Ribbon Award fromthe Obama Administration.
  7. 7. 8Received an award from Michelle Obamarecognizing exemplary nutrition initiatives.
  8. 8. 9Presented to the United States Department ofEducation on fostering systemic change.
  9. 9. 10Published a sustainability handbook that has been adopted by schools across the nation.
  10. 10. 11 Welcomed over 4,000 visitors from across theglobe to study our model.
  11. 11. 98% of parentsparticipating in parentteacher conferences.
  12. 12. 13 Raised literacy ratesby 53% in our first cohort.
  13. 13. 14Literacy Growth AGC’s students have grown 44% in three years, over 6 times the growth as the nearest Chicago
  14. 14. 15Current Funding Sources
  15. 15. 16Current Funding Uses
  16. 16. 17 Our Financial Model CPS AGC CPS FundingSpending Spending Funding Gap per per per Provided to AGC Student Student AGC$8,74 Student$2,$12,500 $10,936 6 190 • AGC receives $3,754 less per student than district operated public schools • AGC operates a more financially efficient public education model
  17. 17. 405,000 Chicago Public School Studentspublic school students across the nation
  18. 18. Our VisionTo revolutionize and inspire To be a prototype that willthe way society educates our shift the way communitiesstudents by fostering across the globe educate oursystemic change. next generation to excel in a world that depends on theTo produce a replicable state of the planet.model for learning in the 21stCentury, a system built upon To ignite a movement tothe integration of sustainable impact 20 million studentspractices in the environment by 2020.that acts as a third teacher.
  19. 19. 20Center for Sustainable Innovation
  20. 20. 21 The Academy for Global Citizenship (AGC) is developing an11-acre campus on the Southwest side of Chicago that will include:
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