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News from 2019

Leadership Change Announced at Civic Consulting Alliance

Crains, September 19, 2019

From Road Repairs to Transit Expansions, $33 Billion in Capital Bill Will Have ‘Monumental’ Impact

Chicago Tribune, June 7, 2019

Now It's His Job to Put Chicago's Tech Plan Into Action

CRAINS CHICAGO BUSINESS, MAY 7, 2019

Retirement Income Tax: Advocates Cite Fairness, Opponents Worry About Seniors

WTTW Chicago Tonight, May 9, 2019

Chicago Health-focused Nonprofit Gets $3 million from JPMorgan Chase

Crain’s Chicago Business, April 18, 2019

South Side Students Stuck with Longest School Commutes, Study Shows

Chicago Sun-Times, March 24, 2019

Good News for Some Schools in $32 Million Push, but Questions Surface About Whether Process is Fair

Chalkbeat, March 19, 2019

Letter to the Editor: Austin Students Need More Options for School

Austin Talks, March 10, 2019

Consent Decree Goes Into Effect for Chicago Police Department

NPR: WBEZ 91.5, March 1, 2019

These 32 Chicago Schools to Split $32 Million for New STEM, Arts, and International Baccalaureate Programs

Chalkbeat, March 1, 2019

Column: Illinois Budget Debate Raises Key Questions on Taxing Retirement Income

Reuters, February 28, 2019

We All Use Transportation. So Why Don’t We Invest In It?

Crain’s Chicago Business, February 20, 2019

Moral Argument for the Rich in Illinois Paying a Fairer Share

Chicago Sun Times, February 11, 2019

In Pension Crisis, Time is Not on Our Side

Crain’s Chicago Business, February 8, 2019

Report Recommends Biting the Bullet on Pensions—Finally

Crain’s Chicago Business, February 8, 2019

Interview: Chicago’s Big-Time Business Club Calls for State Tax Increase

WTTW Chicago Tonight, February 7, 2019

Leading Chicago Business Group Proposes Raising Income Taxes and Taxing Retirement Income to Fix Illinois’ Finances

Chicago Tribune, February 6, 2019

Civic Committee Recommends Cuts, Taxes and Long-Term Planning to Fix Fiscal Mess

Chicago Sun Times, February 5, 2019

Chicago Business Leaders: Illinois Must Cut Budget, Raise Taxes

State Journal-Register, February 5, 2019

Illinois Business Leaders Present Fiscal Plan to Create a Foundation for Economic Growth



February 5, 2019

5 Predictions for Chicago’s Tech Ecosystem in 2019

Chicago Inno & Chicago Business Journal, January 14, 2019

Chicago Says Nearly Half of Its Schools are Under-enrolled, but Critics Challenge District Formula

Chalkbeat, January 3, 2019

News from 2018

In Chicago, Not Everyone Agrees With the Grassroots Call for An Elected School Board

Chalkbeat, December 12, 2018

Michele Clark High School petitions for IB program

Austin Talks, December 9, 2018

Controversial School Inventory Report Starts to Surface in Chicago Decision Making

Chalkbeat, December 6, 2018

How Chicago Plans to Be a Global Tech Player Following Amazon HQ2 News

Forbes, November 20, 2018

Forget HQ2. Let’s help Chicago Companies Grow and Create Jobs

Crain's Chicago, November 19, 2018

Commentary: Amazon Sweepstakes? Move on, Chicago!

Chicago Tribune, November 14, 2018

When Enrollment is Declining, Let Communities Decide Next Steps for Schools

Education Post, November 14, 2018

Amazon Didn’t Choose Chicago for HQ2. Now what?

Chicago Tribune, November 13, 2018

Amazon Makes it Official: Chicago Loses HQ2

Crain's Chicago, November 12, 2018

Interview with Kristi Ross on P33

Tech Scene Chicago, November 2, 2018

Exec Spin: Talent Unlimited

ITA, November 1, 2018

How Penny Pritzker Plans to Make Chicago a Tech Town

Bloomberg Tech, October 26, 2018

Back Down, Skeptics: This Grand Plan for Chicago Tech Already is Helping

Crain's Chicago, October 26, 2018

P33: A Burnham Plan for Chicago’s Tech Future

WTTW Chicago Tonight, October 25, 2018

Planning for Progress: P33 is Building a Roadmap for Chicago Tech’s Future

Built In Chicago, October 25, 2018

Chris Gladwin and Penny Pritzker Launch Ambitious Initiative to Make Chicago a Top-Tier Tech Hub

Chicago Inno, October 24, 2018

The Burnham Plan for Chicago Tech is Here

Crains Chicago, October 24, 2018

Penny Pritzker Wants to Boost Chicago’s Standing Among the World’s Best Tech Cities

Chicago Tribune, October 24, 2018

Chicago, Illinois in Eight Cities

Eight Cities, October 23, 2018

5 Tough Questions a New Report Puts Front-and-Center for Chicago’s Next Mayor

Chalkbeat, September 21, 2018

Mayor Emanuel and CPS Launch Visionary Process to Create ‘IB Neighborhoods’ and Expand Proven Academic Programs

Chicago Public Schools, September 14, 2018

Chicago Schools to Expand IB Programs in Local Schools in Wake of Critical Report

Chalkbeat, September 14, 2018

New CPS Analysis Shows Where Schools Prosper — And Where They Don’t


WBEZ, September 14, 2018

CPS Analysis Shows 150,000 Seats Unfilled; Black and Latino Students Have Less Access to Top Programs

Chicago Tribune, September 14, 2018

Here’s a Closer Look at Kids First Chicago, the Group Behind a Report Sparking Debate

Chalkbeat, August 24, 2018

Chicago is a Tale of Two Cities, No Matter What Rahm Might Say

Chicago Sun-Times, August 21, 2018

Secret CPS Report Spotlights Big Vacancies, Lopsided Options for Students

Chalkbeat, August 17, 2018

Here’s How Daniel Anello and Kids First Chicago Put Families in the Position to Succeed

Education Post, August 9, 2018

Parents Know the Answers, We Just Have to Listen to Them

Education Post, February 13, 2018

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