Posts tagged "Illinois Virtual Charter School"
Chicago, Illinois, June 26, 2013 – On Tuesday, the Illinois Policy Institute hosted a symposium on “digital learning” at the Union League Club in Chicago. Unfortunately, an Illinois Policy Institute symposium is never just a “symposium.” This “symposium” comes right on the heels of a nasty defeat for Illinois Policy Institute staffers involved in the... Read more »
Chicago, Illinois, June 24, 2013 – I read with some interest “The Fight for Educational Choice Lives On” by Illinois Policy Institute’s John Tillman on the Illinois Review. I, too, share the dream that is true educational choice. My parents were both teachers; in fact, my father, William F. Kelly, who passed away in... Read more »
More questions about Illinois Policy Institute's financial interest in Illinois Virtual Charter School
The Illinois Senate will soon be voting on HB 494, which, if it passes, would place a one-year moratorium on online charter schools to study their impact. Some parents may have been informed that the bill is nothing but an attack on “21st century learning.” Nothing could be further from the truth. On a personal... Read more »