CPS CEO, Dr. Janice Jackson Joins us for Commercial Club Lunch
Dr. Jackson was appointed CEO on January 24, 2018, but brings with her a lifetime of experience in Chicago Public Schools (CPS). As a CPS alumna, parent, and leader she deeply understands the everyday challenges of families, communities, educators, and policy makers in providing access to high-quality schools for all Chicago kids.
PARENTS HAVE THE ANSWERS, WE JUST NEED TO LISTEN
Meaningful engagement also means not just providing a platform for the most vocal parents. We must be deliberate about engaging all parents—especially those who may not be as involved. Those parents have skin in the game, and deserve to have their voices amplified along with other families.
2018: Chicago Begins the Year Strong
Chicago garners positive national media attention after a new report released by Stanford highlights the city's academic progress. For all demographics, the average Chicago student’s test scores improved by six grade levels in only five years—growth that far outpaces the average of other students in the U.S.