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District Testing Action Plan
DISTRICT | February 21, 2020
District Testing Action Plan

As a district, we’re committed to fostering a strong learning environment that prepares students for academic success. Assessments are a useful tool to help teachers monitor […]

One Family. One Goal
DISTRICT | November 1, 2019
One Family. One Goal

By Dr. Janice K. Jackson, EdD Our students are back in school!  I’ve been waiting and wanting to say this for weeks. We have reached five-year […]

An Offer that Honors our Teachers’ Hard Work and Dedication.
DISTRICT | September 30, 2019
An Offer that Honors our Teachers’ Hard Work and Dedication.

UPDATE  – October 29, 2019 – Please review our latest offer (PDF) to the Chicago Teachers Union.  The district has been negotiating in good faith with […]

A Decade of Academic Progress: 2019 Academic Report Card
DISTRICT | September 23, 2019
A Decade of Academic Progress: 2019 Academic Report Card

The 2019-20 school year has commenced, and we’re ready to start another exciting chapter of exploration and discovery! The district is committed to helping our students […]

The 1619 Project and Chicago Public Schools
DISTRICT | September 17, 2019
The 1619 Project and Chicago Public Schools

By Janice K. Jackson, EdD   “The combined value of enslaved people exceeded that of all the railroads and factories in the nation.” – 1619 Project […]

CPS Accepts Teachers’ Contract Terms Proposed by Independent Fact Finder
DISTRICT | August 26, 2019
CPS Accepts Teachers’ Contract Terms Proposed by Independent Fact Finder

An independent, third-party arbitrator — who was jointly appointed by CPS and CTU — today released a contract proposal that closely aligns to the terms proposed […]

A Note of Appreciation to our Teachers
DISTRICT | May 6, 2019
A Note of Appreciation to our Teachers

We want to thank all of our teachers for their dedication and commitment to our students.

Celebrate Teacher Appreciation Week 2019
DISTRICT | April 24, 2019
Celebrate Teacher Appreciation Week 2019

During the week of May 6-10, please join us and celebrate Chicago’s amazing teachers.

Nearly One Billion Dollars to Modernize Schools / Casi mil millones de dólares para modernizar las escuelas e impulsar el rendimiento estudiantil
BUDGET | July 6, 2018
Nearly One Billion Dollars to Modernize Schools / Casi mil millones de dólares para modernizar las escuelas e impulsar el rendimiento estudiantil

Thanks to the tireless advocacy of our families, educators, parents, and lawmakers CPS is pleased to propose a budget that invests more in schools.

A New Team to Protect Students
DISTRICT | June 27, 2018
A New Team to Protect Students

To ensure students are fully supported by the district we announced the formation of the district’s first Office of Student Protections and Title IX.

An Invitation to Talk-Una invitación para hablar
DISTRICT | May 4, 2018
An Invitation to Talk-Una invitación para hablar

Como padres de CPS, sus voces son muy importantes, y nos han ayudado a fortalecer las escuelas de toda la ciudad.

A Message from Dr. Jackson
DISTRICT | January 2, 2018
A Message from Dr. Jackson

This week begins a new chapter in my CPS story, and I’m thrilled to be starting it with you as the district’s Acting Chief Executive Officer.