Chicago Public School Teachers plan hunting for deep value private equity fund

Chicago Public School Teachers’ Pension & Retirement Fund is searching for a private equity manager to run up to $20 million in a deep value/special situations commingled fund, said Angela Miller-May, chief investment officer, in an email. The $9.7 billion pension fund issued an RFP as part of its private equity pacing plan for 2020. The pension fund’s board in January ...

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Lighfoot Announces $56 Million RFP For Expansion Of COVID-19 Contact Tracing

CHICAGO (CBS) — In the latest effort to track and trace COVID-19 cases in Chicago, Mayor Lori Lightfoot announced plans for the city putting out a $56 million RFP (request for proposals) to enhance tracing efforts. The money will come from the CDC and the Illinois Department of Public Health. The goal is to certify a dedicated staff committed to contact ...

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Three New Test Companies Bid for Exam School Test

Three high-level testing companies have submitted bids to Boston Public Schools to be the next Exam School Test provider – potentially administering their first test for entrance into the City’s three elite 7-12 schools this fall. Supt. Brenda Cassellius said they are happy with the bids and believe it will result in a much fairer test that opens up exam ...

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