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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 26, 2017 CONTACT Kasia Kalata kkalata@incschools.org   Illinois Coalition Named Game Changer of the Year by the PIE Network The award celebrates INCS’ efforts to ensure charter funding equity in new state funding formula   Chicago, Illinois—The Illinois Network of Charter Schools (INCS) is thrilled to announce that it has been[…]
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On October 24, the Office of Inspector General released a report that finds 163 former CPS employees not eligible for rehire are working in CPS charter and contract schools. INCS released the following statement from Communications Director Kelley Quinn in response: “Safety and high-quality staff at charter schools are top priorities for our students — just[…]
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 4, 2017 CONTACT Kasia Kalata kkalata@incschools.org INCS Statement on EMSA Approval The Illinois Network of Charter Schools (INCS) congratulates the Elgin Math and Science Academy (EMSA) on their approval by the Illinois State Charter School Commission. EMSA will be the first charter public school in District U-46, the second largest district[…]
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Today, the Illinois Senate followed the House of Representatives by making history in reforming education funding in our state. The Illinois Network of Charter Schools (INCS) congratulates members of the Senate for passing the landmark school funding reform, Senate Bill 1947, House Amendment 5. This legislation does the right thing: it directs additional state resources[…]
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 26, 2017 CONTACT Kasia Kalata kkalata@incschools.org Statement from INCS President Andrew Broy on Universal Enrollment Chicago Public Schools’ (CPS’) charter school community recognizes the importance of a common high school application and is committed to the ideal of lowering barriers for parents to allow their children to choose which high school[…]
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INCS Congratulates AGC and Southland College Prep for Winning Federal Grants to Help Other Schools Adopt Their Successful Programs The Illinois Network of Charter Schools (INCS) congratulates the Academy for Global Citizenship (AGC) in Chicago and Southland College Prep Charter High School in Richton Park for winning federal grants to help share successful programs developed[…]
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