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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Chicagoans Prefer Bankruptcy Over Higher Taxes As City Debt Piles Up

Illinois cities need an option that’s fair to taxpayers and provides long-term sustainability for local governments. Allowing municipalities and local units of government to restructure pension debt through bankruptcy would make pension obligations sustainable and affordable; it would also lead to more reasonable negotiating conditions between unions and government.

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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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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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