ABOUT ELEVATE CHICAGO

We're a coalition of parents, educators, school leaders, and community leaders who believe every child in Chicago deserves a great public school, no matter what neighborhood they live in. That's why we're coming together to support great public charter schools in our communities – so that together, we can lift up our neighborhoods and give all our children the great education they deserve.

Elevating Chicago:
Bridging the City's College Divide

Learn about how charter public schools are generating outstanding outcomes by reading our new whitepaper available to download here.

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CICS Ralph Ellison School & Family Follow Their Own Beat

My name is Phillip Betts and my son, Phillip Betts, is a sophomore at CICS Ralph Ellison in the south side’s Auburn Gresham neighborhood. When my son was finishing grammar school and we began to search for high schools, we visited CICS Ralph Ellison. Phillip had always earned good grades but had struggled with learning […]

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The evidence is clear: Chicago's public charter schools are providing a world-class education to thousands of the city's highest-need students. But you may have heard some misinformation about what public charter schools are, who they serve, and how they're funded.

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