CPS Parent Testimony against new SEHS to BOE: February 24, 2016 BOE meeting

Sandra Hamilton, parent at Blaine and Lane Tech

My name is Sandra Hamilton, I’ve been a CPS parent for 11 years, with children at Blaine elementary and Lane Tech.

I’m here today to ask you to cancel your plans for Obama Prep HS, a $60 million project which, if cancelled, and TIF funds surplused, could yield over $30M for CPS.

LSC Elections 2016

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.

Download forms from CPS (mailed, emailed, faxed or copied forms are not accepted).  

Stop the Cuts: Action Steps for Friday 2/12/16

While the TIF surplus resolution introduced by Alderman Ramirez-Rosa was unfortunately sent to the Finance committee this week without debate, another resolution that calls for a TIF surplus and discussion of sustainable revenue was introduced by Aldermen Pawar and Ramirez-Rosa. This one calls on Aldermen to work with the City Budget Office to identify TIF money in their wards that can be sent back to CPS (surplused).

February 2016: Education Forums During the Week of 2/8/16

There are a few upcoming education forums. A RYH Board member will be on the panel at each of these. Come out if you can!

Monday, February 8, 2016

State of CPS Forum

Blaine Elementary, 1420 West Grace Street



“Get the facts and learn how CPS budget issues could play out in the schools.



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