School Choice Now

A family should not be required to send their child to a failing school simply because of their zip code or their income. Illinois needs to expand its school choice options in order to have truly equal opportunities for all families and not just those who can afford private school tuition or can afford to live in an affluent suburb.

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CTU Strike Reinforces Need For School Choice

If leaders are serious about reform and providing an adequate education for every student no matter their family’s income or zip code, then they must put their own political agendas aside and support programs like the tax credit scholarships and charter school expansions.

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Consequences

Pritzker, Madigan, the rest of the Democrats, and many in the media define a ‘productive session’ as one where many bills are passed. Whether those bills help or hurt families, or reform government makes no difference in this definition.

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Springfield Spring Break

Unfortunately, we expect legislators to return next week reenergized to continue passing bad legislation. The battle for your home, your child’s education, and your pocketbook is still far from over this session.

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Crickets On CPS Sex Abuse Scandal

The systemic failure at Chicago Public Schools to protect children is appalling. The political leaders in the city and state are offering no alternatives to families in Chicago who want to escape a predatory, failing school system.

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