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Education and Training in Chicago

This section provides information on education and training for women and girls in the city of Chicago, including information on women working in schools and higher education.

See also Education and Training in Illinois and Education and Training in the United States.


Girls in K-12 Schools
General Information--Not Disaggregated by Gender
Organizations for General Information

Girls in K-12 Schools

School District Data Book Profiles
A project of the Government Information Sharing Project, which uses data from the National Center for Educational Statistics. Includes comparisons of city, county, and state across the United States. Includes information with gender breakdown on:
  • Population
  • Children enrolled in school
  • Children enrolled in public school
For example, see the Cook County School District Data Book Profiles: 1989-1990.

The Consortium on Chicago School Research
Individual School Reports contain data broken down by gender.

General information--not disaggregated by gender

Chicago Public Schools: CPS At a Glance
General statistics for schools, employees, teachers, budget, and students in the Chicago Public School system.

Chicago Public Schools Information Database
General, demographic, and statistical information from 1990 to date on the Chicago Public Schools, available through a searchable database by the Chicago Public Schools Office of Accountability, Department of Research, Assessment, & Quality Reviews.

School Report Cards
The Illinois State Board of Education issues report cards for public schools, which the Chicago Sun-Times makes available on its Web site.

Organizations for General Information

Illinois Education Association - Chicago Satellite Office
105 W. Adams, Suite 2800
Chicago, IL 60603-6209
(312) 407-0227
FAX: (312) 407-0229

Chicago Region PTA
53 W. Jackson, Room 1522
Chicago, IL 60604
(312) 786-1476
FAX: (312) 786-2168

Chicago Public Schools
125 S. Clark St.
Chicago, IL 60603
(773) 553-1000

Chicago Panel on School Policy
75 E. Wacker Drive, Suite 300
Chicago, IL 60601
(312) 346-2202
FAX: (312) 704-5646

Date Last Updated: 8/8/00

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