This article talks about an advisory program called “PRIDE” which has made a significant difference for students in a charter school called Urban Prep in Chicago. Throughout their four years, each Urban Prep student is part of a small cohort known as a Pride. “We’re Urban Prep lions, and lions travel in prides. So we have our students grouped according to Prides,” explains Tim King, Urban Prep Academies’ founder and CEO.Source:
Schools That Work, Edutopia, March 18, 2016Description:
At Urban Prep Charter Academy for Young Men, Englewood Campus, an all-black, all-male, 9-12, Title I school in Chicago, Illinois, the curriculum includes a daily social-emotional class, Pride
. Each student is part of a small cohort that stays together throughout their four years at Urban Prep. “You’re with them from freshman to senior year,” says Toy, a 10th-grade Urban Prep, Englewood Campus student. “These are actually my brothers, people that I can lean on if I need something.”Read the full article here!