FY 2011 Budget Response Committee

The Budget Response Committee is a joint committee between the LSC and PTO.  It was established in March 2010 to address the alarming cuts to education spending that were proposed by CPS.  
Quick Links:
  • CPS Budget Page - News, presentations and additional details about the District's budget plans
  • Raise Your Hand - A growing coalition of Chicago public schools advocating for appropriate, equitable and sustained funding for public education.  The Raise Your Hand coalition of schools believes that the answer to CPS's budgeting issues lies in the city’s TIF program, which diverts millions of property-tax dollars away from schools and into economic development.  For the latest information, go to their website at www.ilraiseyourhand.org and click on "Join Us".
  • www.noto37.org/GiveBackTIF - Contact your Alderman to request the return of surplus of Tax Increment Financing (TIF) to Chicago Public Schools and other taxing bodies.