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Strategic Initiatives

We’ve launched key strategic initiatives to achieve our ambitious five-year vision of an equitable, inclusive, supportive, and responsive district that provides a rigorous, high-quality education for every child, in every neighborhood. These initiatives are transforming our schools and lifting our students to new heights.

Chicago Connected

Chicago Connected is a groundbreaking program that will provide free high-speed internet service to approximately 100,000 Chicago Public Schools (CPS) students.

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Equity at CPS

To achieve the CPS five-year vision, the district established equity as a core value that drives our commitment to eliminate barriers to success and ensure equitable opportunities for all students.

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Curriculum Equity Initiative

The Curriculum Equity Initiative is a comprehensive plan for resources, programs, policies, structures, and technologies.

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Annual Regional Analysis (ARA)

The Annual Regional Analysis (ARA) was created to provide families with a clear set of information about schools in your community.

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Lead with CPS

Through Lead with CPS, you will learn how roles across the district are aligned to a universal set of leadership competencies and discover opportunities to develop in those areas.

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Teach Chicago Tomorrow

Teach Chicago Tomorrow recognizes that many of our students have a dream to teach, and works to connect them with programs and resources that will help them achieve that dream in CPS.

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Accountability Redesign

CPS is completely redesigning its predecessor – School Quality Rating Policy (SQRP). Accountability Redesign is a completely new way of looking at school ratings and plays an important part in the district’s Five-Year Vision.

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Healing-Centered

CPS has embarked on a long-term effort to transform itself into a more healing-centered district to ensure collective wellness for all CPS students, staff, families, caregivers, and communities.

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Community Partnerships

The Community Partnerships Office works closely with school community stakeholders to advance CPS’ Five Year Vision and build processes that empower communities to improve educational opportunities in their neighborhoods.

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