Thursday, February 23, 2017

'Special Ed -- Know Your Rights' Forum on March 7

Parents 4 Teachers and the CTU Special Ed Task Force are holding a Know Your Rights training for Special Ed families on Thursday, March 7, 6 - 8 p.m., at Mt. Carmel Baptist Church, 2976 S. Wabash.

Here is a link to the FB event:

Refreshments will be served.

Click here for the flyer.

Thursday, February 16, 2017

Next HPKCAC meeting to take place at 6pm on Wednesday, February 22, at Kenwood HS

The next meeting of the Hyde Park-Kenwood CAC will take place on Wednesday, February 22 from 6-8pm at Kenwood High School. Michael Marzano, Data Strategist for Network 9, will present data we requested about our HPKCAC schools. Specifically, he'll present information about enrollment trends, home zip codes of the students attending HPKCAC schools, and attendance averages (using end-of-year data).

We hope that this information will foster productive future discussions about how we can best support our HPKCAC schools.

Everyone is welcome.

Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Program on Education Reform on March 9 -- N.B. Registration is required

Illinois Humanities presents a free program on the topic of the variety of reforms which the city of Chicago and the state of Illinois have implemented in order to improve public education. Four speakers will discuss how communities can assess the effectiveness of these public education reforms.

The program will take place on Thursday, March 9, from 6:30-8:30pm
UChicago Charter -- Woodlawn Campus,
6420 S. University Avenue
Please use Door 1 on east side of building

Doors open at 6:00pm

Click here for more information about the invited speakers and the program AND to register. Registration is required.

Monday, February 6, 2017

Mid-year cuts to CPS Schools

On Monday, February 6, 2017, CPS announced additional mid-year cuts to all schools as a way to compensate for the huge hole in the budget resulting from Governor Rauner's veto of 215 million dollars.

See the website below for information about the amount of the cut to each school: