The Chicago Families Forward Fund
Families have been through a lot over the last year due to COVID-19. Removing barriers to school is very important. The City and CPS would like to help.
Chicago Connected is a groundbreaking program that will provide free high-speed internet service to approximately 100,000 Chicago Public Schools (CPS) students.
Healthy CPS seeks to eliminate health-related barriers by providing schools with guidance and support to adhere to state and district health and wellness policies.
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.
Curriculum Equity Initiative
The Curriculum Equity Initiative is a comprehensive plan for resources, programs, policies, structures, and technologies.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Moving Forward Together
Moving Forward Together is an unprecedented investment to address students’ social and emotional needs, accelerate student learning, and prepare students for success beyond the pandemic through a holistic, equity-based approach.
Energy and Sustainability
CPS is committed to conserving, protecting, and sustaining our natural resources by implementing programs that reduce consumption, minimize waste, and increase renewable resources used throughout the district.
Back to Our Future
Back To Our Future helps youth who have become disconnected from Chicago Public Schools by connecting them with a 9-to-12 month program designed to get them back on track to complete their education.