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May 30 Protests | Protestas del 30 de mayo
DISTRICT | June 1, 2020
May 30 Protests | Protestas del 30 de mayo

Dear CPS Families, Today, I’m writing to you as a mother of a black boy who is worried for him, and the millions of other black […]

Snapshots of Brilliance
DISTRICT | May 30, 2020
Snapshots of Brilliance

The Unique Way CPS is Highlighting More Than 750 Student Artists Charlie V., a senior at Disney II Magnet High School, is one of the more […]

Kicking Off CPS Census Week! #BeCounted
DISTRICT | May 26, 2020
Kicking Off CPS Census Week! #BeCounted

Our students can only receive the federal funding they deserve when every CPS family is fully accounted for in the census.

Teacher Appreciation Week 2020
DISTRICT | May 1, 2020
Teacher Appreciation Week 2020

This school year, every single teacher in our district was asked to support our students in ways they never had done before. Not only have they […]

Stepping Up to Serve
DISTRICT | April 22, 2020
Stepping Up to Serve

As a security officer in Chicago’s West Lawn neighborhood, Adan Garcia’s role revolves around supporting the safety of 1,100 students.

Food is Love
DISTRICT | April 21, 2020
Food is Love

Yolanda Beasley, dining manager at Marquette, estimates that her food service team has a combined total of nearly 200 years of experience.

A Sprinkling of Humor
DISTRICT | April 16, 2020
A Sprinkling of Humor

Chicagoans are coming together over viral memes and using their creativity as a way to stay connected while apart.

Highlighting Health and Wellness: Ways to Stay Actively Learning While at Home
DISTRICT | April 15, 2020
Highlighting Health and Wellness: Ways to Stay Actively Learning While at Home

With living rooms becoming classrooms and bedrooms becoming playgrounds, there’s plenty of ways to stay an active learner at home.

Learning Together at Home
DISTRICT | April 13, 2020
Learning Together at Home

CEO Dr. Janice Jackson and CEdO LaTanya McDade on launching CPS’ remote learning plans.

Cracking the Code
DISTRICT | March 3, 2020
Cracking the Code

CPS’ computer science graduation requirement gives every student the opportunity to learn an exciting new skill for the 21st century and beyond.

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 […]

Rising by Lifting Others | Avanzamos cuando ayudamos a los demás
DISTRICT | February 20, 2020
Rising by Lifting Others | Avanzamos cuando ayudamos a los demás

Mirlene Dossous believes her grandfather was the catalyst for her career in community organizing.