Sustainability is core to our operations, school culture, teaching and learning . . .
This is not just about Maria. And it’s not just about the 405,000 students in Chicago Public Schools. It’s about the 81.5 million students that attend public schools in this nation.
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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:
4 Extended School Day & Year Our International Baccalaureate ProgramModel Family & Community Engagement Environmental Stewardship Health & Wellness
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
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
405,000 Chicago Public School Studentspublic school students across the nation
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.