Grantee Profile

Chicago Public Schools

Grants to Chicago Public Schools

  • $400,000

    2003 (Inactive Grant)

    Education

    CHICAGO, ILLINOIS — In support of the Strategic Planning and Development Office of the Chicago Public Schools (over two years).

  • $124,000

    2002 (Inactive Grant)

    Education

    CHICAGO, ILLINOIS — To support a professional development workshop series for Chicago Public Schools reading specialists.

  • $400,000

    1999 (Inactive Grant)

    Education

    CHICAGO, ILLINOIS — To support work with the National Center for Research on Evaluation, Standards, and Student Testing to develop end-of-year exams for elementary and secondary students.

  • $200,000Active Strategy

    1998 (Inactive Grant)

    Digital Media & Learning

    CHICAGO, ILLINOIS — To support the Partnership for Professional Practice, a program to retain new teachers by developing their skills during their first three years of teaching.

  • $500,000

    1997 (Inactive Grant)

    Education

    CHICAGO, ILLINOIS — To develop a standards-based assessment system of student outcomes.

  • $8,000

    1996 (Inactive Grant)

    Education

    CHICAGO, ILLINOIS — To support attendance of five members of the School-to-Work Committee at two professional conferences.

  • $25,000

    1992 (Inactive Grant)

    Education

    CHICAGO, ILLINOIS — To support a subscription to the Educational Software Selector Database, a service of the Educational Products Information Exchange.

  • $20,000

    1990 (Inactive Grant)

    Education

    CHICAGO, ILLINOIS — To support a management study to develop a new organizational structure, as well as new operational policies and procedures, for the Department of Human Resources.

  • $20,000

    1989 (Inactive Grant)

    Education

    CHICAGO, ILLINOIS — To support Teacher Appreciation Day.

The MacArthur Foundation awarded Chicago Public Schools $1,697,000 between 1978 and 2016.

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