Grow The Value of Your Donation! Matching Recurring Donor

Grow the value of your donation while you help RYH grow its impact on public education!   Continue reading

This Week in Ed 5.17.18: State takes control of CPS Special Education

The state voted yesterday to appoint an independent monitor to oversee almost all aspects of CPS’ special education. Please read this entire email... We need you to Grow With Us for more wins in public education! Continue reading

This Week in Ed 5.11.18: State says CPS violated federal sped law- Recommends monitor for 3 years

Stay up to date on the latest education news. Sign up to receive This Week in Ed delivered to your email inbox every week! Other ways to stay in touch with us:  Twitter... @CPSuccessCHI, @ILRaiseYourHand, @RYHAction, @MTAS_Chicago Facebook... IL Raise Your Hand, Raise Your Hand Action, More Than A Score Chicago YouTube... http://bit.ly/RYHYouTube Continue reading

This Week in Ed: 4.27.18: Unelected CPS BOE Meeting Recap

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RYH Statements from the April 2018 Unelected BOE Meeting

Two RYH staff members spoke at the April 2018 unelected CPS Board of Education meeting. Their statements are below. We've also included other statements of interest. One statement is about the recent LSC election, the next is about the privatized nursing contract and its impact on CPS students who require a high level of care by a nurse, and the last is about the ISBE investigation into CPS special education and the need for certain remedies that the Advocates group is demanding. Continue reading

ISBE Panel Sides with Advocates in Special Ed Probe

We are pleased to share that the IL State Board of Education (ISBE) special education panel agreed with the major assertions that 14 organizations made that CPS put in place systemic policies to delay and deny services to students since July 2016. The panel shared its findings at the ISBE board meeting today. Continue reading

2018 LSC Elections are this week!!!

LSC Elections take place this week! Below are some important things you need to know. Continue reading

Stand up for public education!

Public schools are central to strengthening our democracy and protecting the common good.   Continue reading

This Week in Ed 4.6.18: CPS Janitors Threaten to Strike

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Upcoming RYH Special Education Workshops: April 2018

Know Your Rights, Organize Your IEP Materials, Prepare for a Successful IEP meeting! We have two upcoming RYH Special Education Workshops. We hope you can join us! Please bring your IEP materials to the workshop. These workshops are for parents who want help navigating the IEP process. We will go over basic rights, how to collaborate with your school to become a more effective advocate for your child, and more.   Continue reading