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As a leader of principal quality efforts in Chicago, The Fund publishes several reports and case studies each year. These reports leverage data and insights from surveys, partners, and our programming to highlight promising practices and impact principal satisfaction, retention and effectiveness.

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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, 2018, 2019,

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(...)

Chicago’s Fight to Keep Top Principals
  • Type: School Leadership Report,
  • Year: 2015,

Our 2015 School Leadership Report provides four recommendations to ensure great principals stay(...)

Invest in Chicago's Principals

Principals have an out-sized impact on their schools and communities. Any amount can make a difference.

Support Our Work

We aim to serve more than 600 principals and 360,000 students by 2023, with an emphasis on the schools that most need support.

Celebrate School Leaders

Every October, school communities, city officials, and corporate leaders join together to lift up the great work of principals.