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Chicago School Vouchers

As Mayor, Meeks Would Push School Voucher Program

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

In recent weeks, candidates for mayor of Chicago have been releasing their plans for the city's struggling public school system. Perhaps the most rad...

School Voucher Bill Fails In State House; Twelve Votes Shy Of 60 Needed

Chicago Tribune | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

The landmark legislation would have made Chicago Public Schools the site of what experts said would be the nation's largest voucher program. Up to 30,...

Chicago School Vouchers: State House To Vote On Plan

Chicago Tribune | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

SPRINGFIELD - Kids in Chicago's poorest and most-overcrowded schools could get vouchers to help cover costs at private schools under legislation a Hou...

Clout, Reform And Lots Of Knives: The Week In Pictures

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

It was a historic week in national news, with President Obama's signature health care legislation passing Congress. Chicago had a hand in that, with a...

Chicago Public Schools: Voucher Program Approved By Senate For City's Worst Schools

Chicago Tribune | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

SPRINGFIELD --- The Illinois Senate today approved legislation creating a small-scale voucher program that would provide money for 22,000 students at ...