Fund’s Summer Design Program featured in Catalyst Chicago

The Chicago Public Education Fund announced Tuesday that five schools will receive $10,000 to seed projects that teams of principals and teachers came up with over the summer. The Chicago…


The Chicago Public Education Fund selects top Summer Design Program teams

Today, The Chicago Public Education Fund (The Fund) announced that five public schools in Chicago will receive up to $10,000 to implement innovations to solve classroom and school challenges and…


Spencer Elementary Technology Academy, a participant in The Fund’s Summer Design Program, featured in AP article

WASHINGTON (AP) — For many students and teachers, summer vacation was more like summer term. Reading lists. Science camps. Portfolio development. The to-do list for kids and teachers sound remarkably…


CPS teachers pitch ideas as part of The Fund’s Summer Design Program

HYDE PARK — Teachers and administrators from 16 Chicago public schools gathered at the University of Chicago Tuesday to present their solutions for closing the achievement gap at their schools….


Top Chicago educators to present innovations to earn up to $10,000

Today, more than 70 educators from 16 public schools in Chicago will present their solutions for how to best overcome classroom and school challenges with the opportunity to earn up…