Equity matters

Everyone benefits from a more just, equitable system. To become a more equitable school district, the CPS Office of Equity developed the CPS Equity Framework.

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Theory of Action

Equity Framework

To become a more equitable school district, we must adopt a new way of understanding the work of equity.

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Janice K. Jackson

A message from the CEO

“As the Chief Executive Officer of Chicago Public Schools, I spend a lot of time talking about how CPS is a district on the rise.”

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Teacher with students

History & Collaborators

CPS launched the Office of Equity to work hand-in-hand with every district office to ensure each undertaking is pursued with equity as a goal.

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CPS Champions

Meet the educators, parents, and community members working together to boldly move forward on equity within our city.

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Niloufar (Lily) Zandnia

CPS Champion

Niloufar (Lily) Zandnia

Department of STEM (Math)

Central office staff

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Tools for Equity