Analysis of Proposed FY2014 Chicago Public Schools Budget
Release: August 27, 2013
Despite an increase in spending, Chicago Public Schools is proposing to eliminate 1,520 instruction positions and draw down reserves to dangerous levels in its FY2014 proposed budget. This is, partly, because CPS has underfunded the Chicago Teachers' Pension Fund and there has been a decline in state funding to CPS. CTBA's Analysis of the FY2014 Chicago Public Schools Budget Proposal illustrates the challenges CPS faces today.
"For Each and Every Child"
Release: August 12, 2013
Ralph Martire's presentation on national education reform and the the federal Equity and Excellence Commission's report presented at the National Conference of State Legislators in Atlanta, GA.
For Each and Every Child: Appendix C Compendium
Release: February 13, 2013
Independently Authored Materials by Equity and Excellence Commission Members
For Each and Every Child: A Strategy for Education Equity and Excellence
Release: February 2, 2013
For Each and Every Child is the federal Equity and Excellence Commission's report to the secretary of the U.S. Department of Education.
Release: August 19, 2008
This Report explains Illinois' basic school funding formula, and the consequences that formula has had for school districts across the state in areas of significant concern, including student achievement and teacher quality.