Parents are learning of potential disastrous budget cuts coming for the 2016-17 school year. Below are links to resources that we've developed over the past year to help you understand how we got into this situation and to give you advocacy tools and ideas.Read more
LSC Elections are upon us!
LSC elections happen every two years. Elections are April 13, 2016 for elementary schools and April 14, 2016 for high schools. They coincide with Parent-Teacher Conference Day.
The deadline for applying is 3:00 p.m. at the school you wish to run on March 4, 2016.Read more
CPS is planning to cut $100M from school budgets in the next month.. We'll be sending out daily action items that involve short and long-term sustainable solutions. We need both.
So, what can you do today?Read more
We are alarmed but not surprised about the announcement today that CPS will be making $200M in cuts that will in part impact operations at the school level. This crisis has been years in the making, and while we could spend hours detailing all the terrible decisions that have been made along the way to get to this point, now is the time to push for sustainable solutions so that all parties – the state, city and CPS-can adequately address this situation and put our school district on a path towards health and not further austerity.Read more