Financial Stability
Financial Stability

Fulfilling our promise to provide a high quality education requires that we remain on sound financial footing and serve as good stewards of public and philanthropic funds. We will advocate with the wider Chicago community for fair school funding from the state so all of Chicago’s children receive the educational resources they need and deserve.

Financial Equity

CPS is committed to building a stronger financial future to better support our students and schools. We will work hard to ensure that every dollar we spend goes as far as possible to serve our students so the children of Chicago will be able to have the high-quality education they need and deserve.

Strategies to Meet Five-Year Goals:
  • Advocate for equitable funding for CPS.
  • Maximize efficiency of public dollars.
  • Provide equitable funding to CPS schools.
  • Communicate clearly about district spending.
  • Support student learning with better budgetary planning.
  • Provide a classroom device for every student and teacher.
  • Open more than 500 knew pre-kindergarten classrooms.
  • Reduce school utility costs with renewable energy.
  • Improve vendor services to schools.
Five-Year Goals
Secure full education funding from the state.
Evaluate funding models and identify opportunities to increase equity with an emphasis on supporting underserved populations.
LaTanya D. McDade
Five-Year Goals
Every school in the district has a one-to-one student to digital device ratio with internet bandwidth that will double 2018 levels.
Every pre-kindergarten classroom offers a modern learning environment.
80% of the district’s energy usage comes from renewable energy sources.
37% of CPS vendors will be minority- and women-owned businesses.
Operational Excellence

CPS will operate efficiently and support student achievement.

Strategies to Meet Five-Year Goals:
  • Provide a classroom device for every student and teacher.
  • Open more than 500 new pre-kindergarten classrooms.
  • Reduce school utility costs with renewable energy.
  • Improve vendor services to schools.
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Integrity

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