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Acero in the News

Interim Chief Education Officer Alfredo Nambo is featured on New Leaders, showcasing his work and leadership.
Mar. 2023
Acero Schools partners with the Illinois Judges Association (IJA) to host the Page it Forward program at eleven of Acero's schools.
Feb. 2023
Acero Schools mentioned in a WBEZ article on vaccination rates mentioning how Acero Schools stood out with high vaccination rates across all campuses.
Jun. 2022
Acero Schools featured in the Chicago Sun-Times for our reopening plan post-pandemic.
        Jan. 2021
Santiago featured in Forbes Magazine for their Personalized Learning practices during remote learning.
       Dec. 2020
The Chicago Bears donate 900 P.E. kits to Cruz K-12, Fuentes Elementary and Paz Elementary.

Oct. 2020

Santiago and Garcia featured in the Chicago Magazine list of the Best Public Schools in Chicago.

Sept. 2019


Santiago teacher Claudia Vazquez is featured in a Univision story about innovative teaching methods.

Sept. 2018


Fuentes surprise featured on Good Morning America

Sept. 2018


Tamayo success highlighted in the Chicago Public Education Fund blog

Aug. 2018


Acero’s approach to bilingual education featured in WBEZ story.

Jul. 2018


Octavio Paz is featured in a Sun-Times story about Christmas generosity. 

Dec. 2017


García students and their advisor were recognized as the Volunteer Group of the Year by the National Multiple Sclerosis Society. NBC and Telemundo covered the story.

Dec. 2017


Idár and Acero were featured in a WBEZ story on CPS’ transition to a majority Latino school district.

Sept.  2017