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Parent Mentor Program Graduates Record Number Of Classroom Tutors

Largest-ever graduating class in the history of the Parent Mentor Program.

Breaking Down Quinn's State Budget Address

During his state budget address Wednesday, Gov. Pat Quinn said he wants to keep $1 million dollar spending level intact for the Parent Mentor Program as part of the Illinois State Board of Education budget.

Parent Mentor Program Celebrates Statewide Expansion, Urges Legislators To Continue Funding (Video)

"Trained parents are now incorporated into more than 400 classrooms across Illinois. Training is provided by 13 grassroots organizations, including founding organizations like the Logan Square Neighborhood Organization and Southwest Organizing Project."

Illegal Evictions Protest: Sheriff, Alderman Join Fight

"Mike Stanek, of the Logan Square Neighborhood Association, led protesters in an attempt to meet with CHIProperties representatives, but they were refused admittance."