Early Literacy Deep Dive

Confused about Illinois literacy policy? Look no further with our latest policy deep dive blog post focused on improving literacy in the Prairie State.

Our Mission

Stand for Children is a unique catalyst for education equity and racial justice, to create a brighter future for us all. Join us in standing up for families in your community.

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Equitable Funding

Investing in Evidence-Based Funding is critical to ensure schools have stable, reliable funding that can sustainably fund schools year after year. The last thing schools need now is more uncertainty. Learn more about EBF and hear more stories from across the state.


high school students are bullied


students attend underfunded schools


high school grads go out-of-state