The following resources might be helpful to school districts and the community partners who work with them.

Opinion: Schools Are An Economic Engine That Empower Communities  Lazaro Lopez, associate superintendent for teaching and learning at High School District 214 and 60 by 25 Guiding Team member, discusses how schools can emphasize career readiness within rigorous high school programs. (Hechinger Report)

How Illinois Universities Power The Chicago Startup Ecosystem  Chicago is now one of the most important cities in tech due to one of the most innovation-driven higher education systems across the United States (Forbes)