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Latest Talk Out of School: How Chicago parents, advocates & teachers rolled back vouchers & won an end to mayoral control
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Latest Talk Out of School: How Chicago parents, advocates & teachers rolled back vouchers & won an end to mayoral control

Leonie interviews Cassie Creswell, Executive Director of Illinois Families for Public Schools
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Episode Summary

Our guest this week is Cassie Creswell, Executive Director of Illinois Families for Public Schools, who explained how her organization along with other parents, teachers and advocates ended mayoral control of Chicago and their state-funded voucher program.


Episode Notes

Class Size Matters press release, Class Sizes increase for second year in a row in most grades

National Education Association, Who were the big winners in the 2023 elections h

American Prospect, Right Wing groups post big losses at the ballot box 

Chicago Sun Times, With one year until Chicagoans elect the school board for the first time, here’s what’s still being worked out 

Diane Ravitch blog, What You Need to Know about the Illinois Voucher Program that Was Cancelled by the Legislature

NY State Education Dept., Dates and Locations Set for Public Hearings on Mayoral Control of New York City Schools

Ed Week, A Fading School Reform? Mayoral Control Is Ending in Another City
 


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