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  • # of campuses: 143
  • # of students: 64,000
  • Charter schools welcome all students in Illinois and currently serve 92% minority and 87% low-income students.

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  1. Illinois Coalition Named Game Changer of the Year

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 26, ...

  2. INCS Statement on OIG Report

    On October 24, the Office of Inspector General released a report that finds 163 former CPS employees not eligible for rehire are ...

  3. INCS Statement on EMSA Approval

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 4, 2017 CONTACT Kasia Kalata kkalata@incschools.org

  4. INCS Statement on Illinois Senate Passage of School Funding Bill

    Today, the Illinois Senate followed the House of Representatives by making history in reforming education funding in our state. The ...

  5. INCS Statement on Universal Enrollment

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 26, 2017

    CONTACT Kasia Kalata kkalata@incschools.org