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Illinois Watchdog: Is 2015 the year for school choice in Illinois?

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Charter School Facts

  • # of campuses: 148
  • # of students: 63,000
  • Charter schools welcome all students in Illinois and currently serve 92% minority and 87% low-income students


In the News

  1. Alumni Perspective: The Charter School Difference

    By Gloria Munoz, 2013 Stanford University graduate and Noble Network of Charter Schools alumna My parents wanted their children to ...

  2. Student Success: Daniela Hernandez, UCSN Carlos Fuentes Elementary

    Daniela Hernandez is an inspiring example of what is possible when motivation to learn is met with strong academic support. Daniela ...

  3. Charter School Scholars and Pioneers Recognized at the 2014 Illinois Charter Excellence Awards

    Chicago, IL—Yesterday, the Illinois Network of Charter Schools (INCS) celebrated outstanding individuals who are

  4. Welcome Back to School!

    This is our favorite time of year at INCS. On behalf of the entire team, we welcome you back to school for what promises to be another ...