The stories behind UNO and Concept demonstrate the need to take a hard look at how charters to open schools are won and lost in this state. Read »
Few political players in town in recent years have been as well connected, or clouted, than UNO and Juan Rangel. Read »
Meanwhile, in Chicago and around the state those charged with overseeing those students' education continue to turn their attention elsewhere. Read »
Gov. Pat Quinn has once again halted funding for the state’s largest charter school organization, the United Neighborhood Organization. Read »
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