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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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After two years, we at the Illinois Network of Charter Schools (INCS) are pleased that the budget stalemate is over, but we cannot emphasize enough that the never-ending partisan gridlock must come to an end. It is frankly shameful that the budget standoff led to social service cuts, delays in college funding, and a stack[…]
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By Rich Haglund, Chief Operating Officer at INCS Now that spring appears to be fully present in Chicago, I face more competition for Divvy bikes (Chicago’s bike-sharing program). Sometimes I have to walk to a second or third dock near the train station to get a bike to ride to my office. I admit I’m[…]
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The Illinois Network of Charter Schools (INCS) congratulates Representative Dan Burke (D) for being honored as a Charter Champion by the National Alliance for Charter Public Schools (NACPS). Representative Burke was among 19 leaders from all levels and branches of government recognized for their efforts to provide better educational options for the families they represent.[…]
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For Immediate Release April 5, 2017 Contacts: Kasia Kalata 312-690-2721– office kkalata@incschools.org Matt Butterfield 312-545-5058 matt@macstrategiesgroup.com  CHARTER SCHOOL PARENTS, EDUCATORS, AND ADVOCATES PROTEST REP. GUZZARDI’S CHARTER SCHOOL MORATORIUM Charter Public School Parents, Educators, and Advocates Rally Outside Rep. Guzzardi’s Office CHICAGO— Dozens of charter public school parents, educators, and advocates rallied together today to protest[…]
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By Rich Haglund, Chief Operating Officer at the Illinois Network of Charter Schools Adults with the means to do so regularly exercise school choice – by moving, by attending private school, or by homeschooling their children. In most communities, unless a large percentage of school-consuming families exercise choice suddenly, the existing public schools are not[…]
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