The Chicago Public Schools System 101

The Chicago Public Schools System 101

The Chicago Public Schools system (CPS) is such an important part of being a Chicagoan. But, if you’re anything like me, your knowledge base is meager. Driven by curiosity and a desire to plan out the next 20 years of our lives, I did some good old fashion research around the very basics of this behemoth public institution--did you know that CPS is the second largest employer in the city?