Dr. Janice Jackson introduces HOPE Chicago, to increase the college graduation rate of CPS students

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FILE – In this Feb. 11, 2021 file photo, Chicago Public Schools CEO Janice K. Jackson, right, speaks during a news conference as Chicago Mayor Lori E. Lightfoot listens. The leader of Chicago Public Schools is leaving the post later this year saying it was time for “the next chapter.” Jackson, took the job in 2018 after serving in the position temporarily. She said Monday, May 3, 2021 that she will not renew her contract when it expires June 30. (AP Photo/Shafkat Anowar, Pool File)

Dr. Janice Jackson founded HOPE Chicago, a scholarship to help students make it all the way through college, regardless of systemic barriers. She shares with John how it’ll make a real change.

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