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

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

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

This Week in Ed 3.23.18: State Board of Ed grills CPS head of Special Ed for 4 hours

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RYH Statement from the March 2018 Unelected CPS BOE Meeting

Raise Your Hand spoke at the March 21, 2018, monthly CPS Board of Ed meeting. Our statement is below and our handouts to the BOE can be found here or below. You can find live tweets from the meeting by searching #cpsboard on Twitter or by visiting the Twitter account of Raise Your Hand Action. Continue reading

This Week in Ed 3.16.18: Students walk out

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This Week in Ed 3.9.18: Good News from CPS re: School Budgets

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This Week in Ed 3.2.18: CPS Closes 5 Schools

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