Chicagoans contribute 20 percent of the state income tax, and CPS students make up 20 percent of the state’s enrollment—but CPS students only receive 15 percent of the state’s funding. 

The missing 5% is almost $500 million this year alone— enough to save teachers and class sizes.

WHAT YOU CAN DO

*Visit cps.edu/equality and use the forms and links to contact ALL of our elected officials. The website makes it simple to do, and will not take much time. We cannot stress how important this is to our school and our children.



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