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 charter public 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 whitepaper available to download here.

Supporting the Whole Family at Catalyst Circle Rock

My name is Charlotte Myers. I am a Catalyst Circle Rock parent and have been a staff member here since 2010. Every day, I feel like it’s my mission to give back to the school that has given so much to my family and others.  My responsibility is to make sure that each eighth grader […]


The evidence is clear: Chicago's charter public 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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