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I’ll Tell You What Parents Resist: Low-Performing Schools

The Walton Foundation won’t be funding charter work in Chicago any time soon. That news came to charter school and school quality advocates as an undeniable setback for a movement that has engaged thousands of parents and provided access to college and careers for multiplied thousands of students in Chicago. But it also seemed to […]

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Are We Missing Something?

This past weekend, Navy Pier played host to a large, citywide school options fair.  The aptly named “Chicago School Fair” was presented by Parent Power Chicago, Chicago Public Schools, the Archdiocese Schools and the Illinois Network of Charter schools making it perhaps the only fair of its kind where parents and students could meet and […]

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