Success Tag

For our staff, I believe that having perseverance is the cornerstone of the Crossing Educational Center experience. Without it, there is no way we can achieve what we set out to do. We are focused on graduating our students and preparing them for...

Two budding performers and an experienced vocalist trekked to Chicago Monday to show their stuff to the producers of the television performance competition show "America's Got Talent." "They were smiling the whole time," said Leandrea Crenshaw, who auditioned for the first-round judges along with fellow student...

A loud noise comes from a slammed hand on a desk from the corner of the classroom. Then, a sigh of frustration from behind me. A “this is stupid” an hour later. Then finally, the statement of all statements. The mantra of the frustrated students—“This…is…just…too…hard!”...

At the Butler Crossing we have the usual mix of alternative school students: the drug affected, the drinkers, smokers, pot smokers, and the list goes on. These are not evil humans. In most cases they are just misguided, and often addicted, young Americans. They...

We are often told that we need a venue to tell our stories. Every day at one of our 6 campuses, we have incredible stories of how lives are being transformed through education and our students regaining HOPE. Daily, we intentionally focus on...