Public School Sports for Homeschool Private Schools

Why should Illinois homeschoolers care about Texas bills?  Please keep reading. Modern Texas homeschool rights stem from a Texas Supreme Court ruling, just as Illinois’ comes from the 1950 Levisen Illinois Supreme Court ruling.  Texas and Illinois homeschools are considered private … Continue reading

Language is Important – Virtual Charter Schools = Public Schools

Here's  another issue we should watch with caution regarding virtual schools.  The language used by the Chicago Virtual Charter School is disturbing and unfortunately, not unusual to homeschool advocates across the country.   Here is CVCS's description summarization on their website.   … Continue reading

Illinois Kindergarten Should Be Parental Choice, Not the Chicago Way

Kindergarten, Not Second Grade, Could Be Starting Point For IL Schools | Chicago Tonight | WTTW WTTW's Michael Lipkin interviewed the Senate Education Committee's Vice Chair, Assistant Majority Leader and Chicago Senator Kimberly Lightford. The time was mostly spent covering the revived SB … Continue reading

The Illinois Education Tax Credit Rehash

Not much has changed since I wrote this post about the Illinois Education Tax Credit.  Except Illinois is even more broke(n) and our legislators are looking around for some more revenue (taxes/fees).  When our newly retired Senator Maloney presented a … Continue reading