Nearly 25 percent of Illinois school districts serve just one school, and over one-third of all school districts have fewer than 600 students.View Report
Despite that booming demand, there are political efforts afoot to crush the scholarship program.
A bill in the Illinois Senate could axe the state’s first-ever tax credit scholarship program.
The CTE Prevention Act would forbid any child under the age of 12 from playing tackle football.
Misplaced priorities in Illinois' education system may be the reason students are less prepared for college than peers in other states.
In a state that can seem devoid of hope, Joe Ocol’s empathy and generosity are something we all should cherish.
Despite the potential for imposing new costs on school districts, Illinois lawmakers overrode Gov. Bruce Rauner’s veto on a bill mandating cursive writing instruction.
Illinois’ largest community college system saw a decrease in enrollment, but a doubling of degrees.
Gov. Bruce Rauner has signed a school funding reform bill containing Illinois’ first-ever tax credit scholarship program.
Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel is touting a specific set of test scores showing improving student performance, while sweeping larger achievement problems under the rug.
The tax credit scholarship program included in the school funding proposal passed by the General Assembly would be the first of its kind in Illinois, and one of the largest of such programs in the nation.