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 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.

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Upholding the Veto to Maintain the IL Charter Commission

The Illinois State Charter Commission is in danger. Founded in 2011, the role of the Commission is to be a neutral decision-maker for charter schools to appeal decisions made by local school boards. If a request to open a charter school does not get approved at the local school board level, those who want to […]

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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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