The Literacy program helps students excel as readers, writers, and critical thinkers in a technologically advancing global society.


Chicago Reading Initiative
Several system-wide initiatives exist to motivate CPS students to read and write.


Reading First
Comprehensive reading program is currently in place at 116 CPS Elementary Schools.


Striving Readers
Improves instructional practices and raises struggling readers' academic achievement.


Writing Initiative
The Reading Instruction Framework encourages teachers to teach writing as a means of improving reading and writing skills.