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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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On Wednesday, March 15, students from LEARN 8 Middle School were honored by Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc.’s Midwestern Region (Alpha Mi and Mu Mu Lambda Chapters). Brothers from Alpha Phi Alpha, the first intercollegiate Greek-letter fraternity for African-American men, read poems to students and emphasized the importance of reading and becoming educated citizens. The[…]
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After the presidential election, we at the Illinois Network of Charter Schools (INCS) found ourselves, like many other education reform organizations, questioning what the outcome will mean for the communities and students we serve. As an organization, we have spent the past 13 years fighting for Illinois families to have access to high-quality school options.[…]
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Nonprofits from virtually every sector, including education, are exploring new strategies for surviving budget challenges by putting in place tools, programs, and structures that will yield long-term benefits. Here are just a few strategies: 1. Focus on core programs that support the mission Nonprofits are seldom judged by their financial statements, but rather by the[…]
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Last month, Youth Connection Charter School (YCCS) created an education campaign to make the political system relevant to young people, educate and involve YCCS students who are eligible voters, and discuss their concerns and ideas relative to the main issues in the election that impact all facets of their lives, including violence, employment, affordable education,[…]
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