October 24, 2016

Long-Pending Illinois Equity Case Is Now on a Fast Track

Eight years ago, the Chicago Urban League filed a case against the State of Illinois that that asked the state courts to declare the state’s school […]
September 24, 2014

Chicago Public Schools Go Into Debt To Keep Schools Afloat

In response to an outstanding $862 million shortfall, Chicago Public Schools (CPS) has extended its budget year to fourteen months in order to be able to […]
October 4, 2012

Report Illuminates “Stealth Inequities” in School Funding Systems

A new report released by the Center for American Progress examines school funding inequities and identifies several reasons for why high-poverty districts persistently fail to have […]