21 or younger?
Return to school and earn your high school diploma at Ombudsman Chicago!
Your Future Matters.
Ombudsman Chicago is a tuition‐free program that gives students who have dropped out of high school a new option for earning a Chicago Public Schools high school diploma. Our program combines computer-based coursework with personal support and face‐to‐face instruction from caring, certified teachers in a professional, alternative learning environment.
Who can attend?
Students who have dropped out of high school and want to earn their diploma. Students are eligible to attend Ombudsman if they are 21 or younger as of September 2, 2017 returning to grades 9-12, and residents of the city of Chicago.
Internships, job shadowing, career counselors, Internships, workforce training and placement programs to help you explore options for life after high school.
Open enrollment throughout the year - you can enroll at any time and start on DAY ONE.
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Ombudsman Chicago helps you get back on track to graduate with a real Chicago Public Schools diploma and prepare you to make positive choices about college, a career – about life – after high school.
Emotional support to develop positive relationships with family, friends, co-workers and others.
Flexible schedules. Convenient morning and afternoon sessions Monday-Friday so you don’t have to choose between life and school.
Teachers who care about where you want to go in the future, not what you did in the past.
A quiet place to learn in a small, professional, alternative education setting – no distractions, no drama.
Date: June 9, 2016
Time: 10 AM PST | 1 PM EST
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