Press Release: Pritzker-Stratton’s Educational Success Committee

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Anna Schneider Senior Communications Associate 217.242.9645 aschneider@advanceillinois.org  Ginger Ostro of Advance Illinois to Serve on Pritzker-Stratton’s Educational Success Transition Committee November 27, 2018  Chicago, IL — Today, Governor-elect JB Pritzker and Lieutenant Governor-elect Juliana Stratton announced that Ginger Ostro, executive director of Advance Illinois would serve as a member of the Educational Success […]

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Employment Opportunities

THE OPPORTUNITY As we complete our 10th Anniversary Year, Advance Illinois is poised to launch a new decade of impact in 2019. To contribute to that effort, we are seeking exceptional individuals to serve in the following roles: Communications Director Policy Research and Analytics Director THE ORGANIZATION Founded in 2008, Advance Illinois is non-profit, non-partisan […]

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Statement on ISBE’s Recommendations to Address Teacher Shortage

Statement submitted on behalf of the Teachers for Illinois’ Future Coalition 10/18/2018 “The Teachers for Illinois’ Future coalition is committed to ensuring students statewide have access to the teachers needed to prepare them for their future. We are pleased that the Illinois State Board of Education linked funding for districts using the evidenced-based funding formula to […]

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Statement on the Release of Preliminary School Discipline Data

The following is a joint stakeholder statement on the Illinois State Board of Education’s release of preliminary school discipline data. July 19, 2018 Yesterday, the Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE) took another step towards understanding our students’ learning environment with the release of preliminary data on school discipline, i.e. expulsions and suspensions. Now that […]

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