Initiatives Civic Committee
Purpose and History
State Finance
Economic Development

Affiliated Organization
Commercial Club
Civic Consulting Alliance
New Schools for Chicago
Metropolis 2020

The Civic Committee and its Education Committee have made improving Chicago public schools a central priority since its inception. The Civic Committee has been involved in Chicago school reform for the last 20 years. It supported enactment of the 1988 and 1995 Chicago school reform laws, as well as the establishment of charter schools to offer Chicago families more and better school choices. It continues to help the Chicago Public Schools through the efforts of its affiliated organizations, the Civic Consulting Alliance (CCA) and The Renaissance Schools Fund (RSF).

The Education Committee is currently focusing on the following priorities (click on one for more information):

The Civic Committee remains committed to working with leaders in education and government to reform the public school system in Chicago.
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Full Report -- Still Left Behind: Student Learning in Chicago Public Schools Full Report -- Left Behind: Student Achievement in Chicago Public Schools.

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