Chicago Teachers Union (CTU) President Karen Lewis has called the tax credit scholarship program created by recent education funding reform a “voucher program,” a characterization that lacks nuance, according to the Better Government Association (BGA).
Owens Community Academy Elementary School's 2016 standardized test scores decreased compared to scores from 2015, according to a report recently released by the Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE).
A parochial school's moral obligation to its students creates a different relationship between teacher and student than that in public schools, Gerald Lordan, a social studies teacher at Fenwick High School, contends.
Illinois passed historic education funding reform in late August, but the foundation upon which it is built is faulty and doomed to collapse, Hoover Institute fellow and Stanford University Prof. Eric Hanushek said on the “Illinois Rising” radio program recently.
Northside College Preparatory High School's 2016 standardized test scores increased compared to scores from 2015, according to a report recently released by the Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE).