INCS is committed to creating systematic change to ensure charter school students are provided access to a high-quality education.
Narrows the Per Capita Tuition Charge (PCTC) range from 75 to 125 percent to 97 to 103 percent, which means students who choose a charter school are treated equitably and are subject to fewer limitations due to diminishing resources.
Creates and protects the Illinois Charter School Commission, the state's only alternative authorizer of schools that serves as a checks and balance system to ensure fair treatment of our state’s most vulnerable students and charter schools.
Increases the renewal period from five to 10 years for high-performing charter schools with proven track records of academic success and reinstates the Charter Schools Revolving Loan Fund to alleviate start-up financial burdens.
Demands fair access to facilities funding, enabling charter schools to redirect their finances to better meet student needs.
Increases the ability of charter schools to serve more students in need of high-quality educational opportunities.