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Connecting and Empowering Parents Across Chicago and Illinois

Raise Your Hand for Illinois Public Education engages, informs and empowers parents to protect and strengthen public education for all children in Chicago and Illinois, eliminate inequities in public schools, and work at the grassroots for the public good that is public education.

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    RYH Statements at the Oct 2020 CPS BOE Meeting

    Our prepared statements are below- or will be by late in the morning. The meeting will be live streamed on the CPS YouTube Channel starting at 10:30AM. Sometimes they are a few minutes late so keep refreshing the page until the live feed shows up. You can follow us on Twitter for some live tweeting: @ILRaiseYourHand. For more live tweets, please follow the #ChiDocumenter assigned to the meeting. Press coverage is far below.  Do you have a comment you want to share with the CPS BOE? Visit www.cpsboe.org, scroll down to “Written Comments” and click on “Board Meeting Oct 28 Form." This link takes you to a Google form. If you have trouble accessing the form your CPS child might be logged into their CPS account on your device- log them off, then proceed again. This form will close Th, Oct 29, 5PM.
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    This Week in Ed 10.28.20: 📣 #CPSTalkToUs | Thanks For Your Support!

    Thank you to everyone for a successful Raise A Glass 2020 fundraising campaign! We raised $44,500 dollars, which brings us one step closer to being able to have a part time and full time parent organizer in 2021!!! THANK YOU. 
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