Invest in kids
Legislator urges Illinois’ school choice program be reinstated

(The Center Square) – News around schools aiming to close if Illinois legislators do not reauthorize a privately funded school choice scholarship program has some urging for swift action on… Read More

February 12, 2024
Illinois’ scholarship tax credit program ends after Dem-controlled Legislature failed to act

(The Center Square) – As states continue to expand educational opportunities around the country, Illinois’ only school choice program is coming to an end.  On Dec. 31, the Invest in Kids scholarship… Read More

December 29, 2023
Legislators have yet to address extending Illinois’ school choice program

(The Center Square) – Despite hundreds of parents and children chanting for the Invest in Kids extension to be called for a vote, Illinois Democrats have yet to do so. The… Read More

November 8, 2023
Pritzker will sign Invest in Kids extension but details up to legislators

(The Center Square) – Gov. J.B. Pritzker said he will support extending the Invest in Kids school choice scholarship program that expires at the end of the year, but it’s… Read More

October 20, 2023
Public Education
Some parents would quit job to home school if Illinois school choice program not extended

(The Center Square) – Some Illinois parents say they will opt for home schooling over public schools if the state chooses not to extend the Invest In Kids school choice… Read More

September 14, 2023
School choice group says Illinois parents in limbo with fate of Invest in Kids program unknown

(The Center Square) – Nearly 10,000 scholarship recipients and their families face uncertainty after Illinois lawmakers failed to extend the Invest in Kids program.  The program, which grants tax credits… Read More

June 19, 2023