Public Education
Former Mrs. America joins call to save Illinois’ school choice program

(The Center Square) – Illinois’ only school choice program is running out of time. The Invest in Kids scholarship tax credit program will come to an end unless lawmakers lift… Read More

October 13, 2023
States with less restrictive COVID policies outperformed those with more restrictions, study shows

(The Center Square) – A new study is shedding light on the outcomes of states that placed restrictions on residents and businesses during the COVID-19 pandemic. The Paragon Health Institute… Read More

March 31, 2023
Poll: Large majority of Chicago voters support school choice

(The Center Square) – Two out of every three voters are dissatisfied with Chicago’s public education system, and some 62% of them support school choice, a new Illinois Policy Institute… Read More

February 27, 2023
Legislation, Public Education
Lawmakers say educational investments are not paying off in Illinois

(The Center Square) – As Gov. J.B. Pritzker tours the state touting his proposed early childhood investments, some Republican lawmakers say taxpayers are not getting a good return for… Read More

February 23, 2023
Critics say Gov. Pritzker’s budget is ‘woke wishlist’

(The Center Square) – Illinois’ governor is calling out what he calls “carnival barkers” while critics say his plan for the state is a “woke wishlist.” Gov. J.B. Pritzker proposed… Read More

February 16, 2023