SPRINGFIELD – The state commission that oversees charter schools is set to be abolished next year while its powers and duties will be transferred to the Illinois State Board of Education.Continue reading “New Law Will Abolish State Charter School Commission”
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
One 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.
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