Proposed Elementary Charter School Seeking to Locate in the West Suburbs

Friday, September 29, 2017 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews || Updated: 9/30/17

Featured image: The logo of the WeCan New School Initiative. Below, Allison Jack, with the Illinois Network of Charter Schools. | INCS 

Charter school story photo_Allison-JackOne woman from River Forest wants to start an elementary charter school somewhere in the western suburbs that would recruit students who attend public schools in Maywood-Melrose Park-Broadview School District 89, Bellwood School District 88, River Forest School District 90, Forest Park District 91 and Lindop School District 92 and Oak Park School District 97, among others.

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Fearing Area Public Schools, Some Residents Explore Charter Option

Proviso District 209’s experience acquiring a building and starting PMSA Magnet School can offer lessons for those interested in starting a charter school in the area. | Proviso Math and Science Academy file photo Tuesday, August 16, 2016 || Originally Published: Forest Park Review || By Jackie Glosniak  After years of seemingly endless conversations regarding the quality of schools in the area, a small group … Continue reading Fearing Area Public Schools, Some Residents Explore Charter Option