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!
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!
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.