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May 7, 2018 Press Releases

The Fund Launches Annual Principal Engagement Survey

Today, The Chicago Public Education Fund invited all of Chicago’s public school principals to participate in its fifth annual Principal Engagement Survey. Last year, 510 principals completed the survey, including 86% of district principals and 50% of charter principals.

May 1, 2018 In the News

Chicago Principals in the National Spotlight

Chicago students grew faster than students in 96% of districts across the country – including wealthier ones. The Fund's CEO Heather Y. Anichini discussed the importance of principals in this incredible growth at the Center for American Progress event “Unpacking Chicago’s Educational Gains: Lessons for Scaling.” Read more and watch the panel today!

December 13, 2017 In the News

Fund CEO Featured in Comcast Newsmakers “Moving the Needle” Segment

By now, you've no doubt heard that Chicago's students are leading the nation in academic growth, learning six years of content in just five years!
So what is driving these gains and how can we accelerate them in the years ahead? The Fund's CEO Heather Y. Anichini sat down with Comcast Newsmakers to highlight the critical role of strong school leadership. Watch the segment today!

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