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Equity Framework

Office of Equity recognizes that we must take a multi-pronged approach to ensure educational equity in CPS.

CPS launched the City of Chicago's first office devoted solely to equity in education, the CPS Office of Equity in 2018.

This office works with every district office to apply an equity lens to each undertaking, from capital improvements to curriculum design.

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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A message from the Chief Equity Officer

“Even today, I can still name the educators and mentors who supported me back in high school.”

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Equity in CPS

Equity is championing the individual cultures, identities, talents, abilities, languages, and interests of each student by ensuring they receive the necessary opportunities and resources to meet their unique needs and aspirations.

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Equity Lens

Four key dimensions that allow us to see the system differently.

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About the Framework

How it came together and who helped

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