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As a leader of principal quality efforts in Chicago, The Fund publishes several reports and case studies each year. Our School Leadership Reports leverage data and insights from our annual Principal Engagement Survey to influence policies that impact principal satisfaction, retention and effectiveness. Through our Voices from the Field reports, The Fund profiles principals and policies important to their success.

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Keeping Chicago’s Top Principals: A Look Back, The Path Forward
  • Type: Progress Report,
  • Year: 2016,

Despite serious challenges in the 2015-16 school year, 545 of 664 principals stayed(...)

Voices from the Field: Strategies from School Leaders to Improve REACH
  • Type: Reports in the Field,
  • Year: 2016,

This brief explores strengths and challenges of the teacher evaluation system used in(...)

The Right Match: A Strong Principal in Every Public School
  • Type: School Leadership Report,
  • Year: 2016,

Our 2016 School Leadership Report has one central premise: Keeping great principals starts(...)

Annual Principal Engagement Survey
  • Type: Survey,
  • Year: 2016, 2017,

Our annual survey gauges principal experience during the previous school year to better(...)

Profiles in School Leadership: Leveraging Student Based-Budgeting
  • Type: Reports in the Field,
  • Year: 2015,

In the 2013-14 school year, Chicago Public Schools (CPS) introduced Student-Based Budgeting (SBB),(...)

Summer Design Program 2014-15 Report
  • Type: Program Evaluation,
  • Year: 2015,

In this report, we profile four schools to demonstrate the challenges, successes and(...)

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