What We Do
The Fund believes that solutions to the challenges in public schools exist. We devote time, leverage data and invest in programs and initiatives that enable Chicago to attract, support and keep strong principals.
“The Fund has provided me with the resources and relationships necessary to make my student-centered vision for teaching and learning a reality, leading to positive gains in academic outcomes and school culture. There is no greater champion for principal leadership and student success in Chicago than The Fund.”
“CME Group Foundation believes quality education is vital to economic stability and growth. We invest in The Fund, a long-time leader in improving Chicago’s public schools, because we believe quality principals matter for student success.”
Our Newest Release
2017 Progress Report
Our 2017 Progress Report is an interactive analysis that profiles Chicago’s public school principals, with an emphasis on details about new principals. This report allows you to easily explore demographics of principals; principal history and engagement in Fund programs; plus school demographics, governance, enrollment and performance.Explore the Report