Universal Pre-K Chicago

Universal Pre-K for Chicago

Early education is a necessity for every child. Mayor Rahm Emanuel unveiled plans to implement universal, full-day pre-kindergarten for 4-year-olds, rolling out over the next four years and prioritizing communities most in need.

By 2021, pre-kindergarten will be universal for all 4-year-olds in Chicago. Learn more.

2019 Budget Address

2019 City Budget Approved

City Council passed Mayor Emanuel's 2019 city budget, which expands youth investments, builds on public safety reforms, and bolsters the neighborhood services that residents expect.

The Mayor’s proposal contains no new taxes and reflects the fiscal discipline and strategic investments needed to build a brighter future for years to come. Find out more about the 2019 city budget.

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