Updates and Events

November 1, 2016

Black and Brown students across the nation are faced with struggling communities, poor outcomes and high unemployment - much of which directly contributes to a failing education system. Policy failures on the national level as well as locally have created a system of education inequality.

October 20, 2016

Governors State University—SUAA Chapter will host CTBA's Budget Director, Bobby Otter, where he will present on the topic of The Illinois 2017 Budget and What It Means for Higher Education, Human Services, and the Citizens of Illinois.

Watch CTBA's Fiscal Symposium!  If you missed CTBA's Fiscal Symposium, or just want to watch the program again, it is now available! 

 

CTBA Fiscal Symposium on CAN-TV

Materials Available from CTBA Annual Fiscal Symposium

September 20, 2016

The Importance of Public Education—a Sustainable Way to Fund it—to Illinois' Future

Outside the Loop host Mike Stephen chats with CTBA executive director Ralph Martire about funding Chicago Public Schools via taxes on services. 

REGISTER NOW for CTBA's 2016 Fiscal Symposium which will be held on Tuesday, September 20, 2016.

CTBA's Annual Fiscal Symposium will be Tuesday, September 20, 2016.  Mark your calendars!! For more information, download a copy of CTBA's SAVE THE DATE NOTICE

Ralph Martire was among the speakers at a budget forum hosted Monday night by the education advocacy group Raise Your Hand. Listen to what Ralph has to say: here 

 

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