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December 5, 2017 In the News

Fund Principal Featured in The New York Times


Read excerpts from a recent piece in The New York Times, which highlights the academic gains being made by Chicago’s students and profiles Chicago Principal Tracey Stelly, one of our 2017-18 Cahn Fellows.

November 10, 2017 In the News

Inside Philanthropy Profiles The Fund’s Work with Principals


In discussions of principal quality to improve public schools in the Windy City, one foundation’s name always comes up: the Chicago Public Education Fund. As we've reported in the past, CPEF has had a keen focus on improving principal quality in Chicago, but it’s not the only local foundation that’s involved. The CME Group Foundation, a corporate funder in town, recently committed $1 million to support ongoing efforts to improve principal quality too.

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