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Starting a high-quality, charter public school is a demanding and challenging undertaking, but educators, community leaders and others with a vision for improving public education have succeeded in creating great charter schools in Illinois and across the nation.

Do you have the  drive and passion to expand the education options available in your community? We hope you’ll consider starting a charter public school. The time and energy you invest can pay off with incredible dividends for students, families and communities for generations to come.


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In which school district do you hope to open a charter?

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