Charter Supporters Rally in Springfield to Oppose Anti-Charter Legislation
On April 8th, 1,500 charter supporters converged on Springfield to oppose a wave of anti-charter legislation that was threatening the autonomy and rights of Illinois' charter schools. Supporters met with their legislators and asked them to vote "no" on anti-charter legislation. Many others sent messages and letters or called their legislators urging them to vote down anti-charter bills.
We still need your voice! Find your legislator here and reach out to tell them to vote against anti-charter legislation still pending in Springfield.
NewsTuesday, April 29, 2014 3:45 PM
Sun-Times: Hundreds of charter school supporters rally in Springfield
Tuesday, April 29, 2014 3:43 PM
Chicago Tribune: Illinois charter schools backers rally at Capitol
Tuesday, April 29, 2014 3:42 PM
CBS Chicago: Charter School Parents, Students To Lobby State Lawmakers
Students and parents from Chicago charter schools boarded two dozen busses Tuesday morning for a trip to Springfield to lobby lawmakers who are considering a raft of bills charter advocates see as a threat.
Tuesday, April 29, 2014 3:41 PM
Wall Street Journal: Charter-School Fight Flares Up in Illinois
Tuesday, January 21, 2014 10:10 AM
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