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BOYCP celebrates first graduating class

Around this time four years ago, the Back of the Yards College Preparatory High School (BOYCP) was in its final stages of completion. Fast forward to June 10, 2017, and the first graduating class was on the campus football field ready to take their seats as they prepare to make their parents, peers and community proud. […]

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A promising future in store for Back of the Yards College Prep

Two years have come and gone since the new Back of the Yards College Prep High School (BOYCP) opened its doors to its first class of freshmen students. Today those students are juniors and 275 strong–working hard to hone their academic skills as they prepare for what lies ahead— whether it’s college or specialized training […]

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Mayoral hopefuls discuss Latino issues

Five mayoral candidates addressed Latino community concerns at the Illinois Latino Agenda’s candidates forum on Friday, February 13 at Instituto Cervantes. The forum and a candidates’ questionnaire serve both to inform voters and to promote accountability, said Martin Torres of the Latino Policy Forum, one of the conveners of the Latino Agenda. The candidates “made real […]