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Keeping Simeon program only a start to improving career education

Young people from neighborhoods with some of the highest unemployment rates in the city and state were trained, mentored and equipped for success in the only remaining electrical shop in the Chicago Public Schools. The program was reinstated, but now is not the time to rest. It is essential that CPS not only maintain its existing career and technical education programs but expand on them.