SQRP, CPS’ racist school rating policy, has been on hold during the pandemic. That’s a good thing. But we need to make sure this punitive system never raises its ugly head again.
In order to be fully prepared for the district’s budget meetings, our members and allies need to be fully informed on the effect student based-budgeting and the SQRP ratings system have on our students.
The CPS space utilization formula has been reshaped to close, co-locate or build new schools based on neighborhoods that real estate developers covet.
The following resolution was adopted without amendment at CTU’s April 3, 2019 House of Delegates meeting.
New data reveals very little that wasn’t already known about the racist and arbitrary nature of standardized testing, and the need for additional resources for public schools.