📢 Attend a CPS budget hearing this week!

On Thursday, August 8, CPS released their CPS Fiscal Year 2020 Budget. The CPS budget web page is here. Here's some press analysis:

WBEZ: 5 Things To Know About Chicago Public Schools’ Budget

Chalkbeat Chicago: More administrators, more money for small schools: Here are 8 items getting more funding in Chicago schools budget

CPS FY2020 Budget Hearings 

CPS is hosting budget hearings Tuesday and Wednesday of this week. Details for these hearings are below. 


Tuesday, August 20, 2019, 4:00 p.m. and 6:30 p.m.

CPS, 42 W. Madison

Sign up to speak begins one hour before the start of each meeting.


Wednesday, August 21, 2019, 6-8 p.m. Registration to speak begins at 5:00 p.m. Three budget hearings will be happening simultaneously at these locations:

  • Amundsen High School - 5110 N Damen Ave., Chicago, IL 
  • Morgan Park High School - 1744 W Pryor Ave., Chicago, IL 
  • Whitney Young High School - 211 S Laflin St., Chicago, IL


CPS Board of Education monthly meeting

The final budget is expected to be presented to the CPS Board of Education for a vote at its August monthly meeting, which is scheduled for Wednesday, August 28, 2019, 10:30am, CPS, 42 W. Madison. Please note that online registration to speak at or attend this CPS BOE meeting begins on Monday, August 26, at 10:30am sharp: www.cpsboe.org.


Please contact us if you have any questions about any of the above meetings or if you need assistance in attending or speaking at any of the above meetings: info@ilraiseyourhand.org