Press & Media

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Scott McDonald
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Recent Press Releases

Fair Tax is Critical to Closing School Funding Gap May 13, 2019

Stand for Children IL PAC Poll: Lightfoot 58%, Preckwinkle 30% March 4, 2019, Polling Memo

Stand for Children Announces Legislation Aimed at Reversing Illinois Brain Drain February 7, 2019

Stand for Children Issues Report on Reversing Illinois Brain Drain October 16, 2018

Stand for Children IL PAC Endorses 25 Candidates from Both Sides of the Aisle September 19, 2018

Stand for Children Thanks Lawmakers for Keeping State on Path to School Funding Equity May 31, 2018

Stand for Children Urges Springfield to Fund School Formula May 22, 2018

Stand for Children Thanks Leaders for Historic School Funding Reform August 31, 2017

Stand for Children Thanks Supporters of Bipartisan Compromise in Passage of Historic School Funding Reform August 29, 2017

Superintendents, Advocates Call Out Consequences of Governor Rauner’s SB1 Amendatory Veto August 9, 2017

Educators, Advocates Call on Gov. Rauner to Sign Education Funding Reform Already on His Desk July 31, 2017

Schools, Parents, Advocates Urge Gov. Rauner to Stand with Legislature to Stop Treating Poor Schools Like Piggy Banks May 29, 2017

Poorest Schools Treated Like Piggy Banks January 23, 2017

Stand for Children IL PAC Endorses Education Champions in General Election September 14, 2016

2/3 of Chicagoans Want CTU to Negotiate a Contract with CPS, Not Strike April 1, 2016

Stand for Children Urges Springfield Collaboration for Fair School Funding January 27, 2016

Stand for Children Illinois Calls on State Leaders to Hold up Their End of the Bargain in New Federal Every Student Succeeds Act December 10, 2015

IL Releases Initial PARCC Data September 16, 2015

Gov. and Legislators Deserve Praise for New Education Budget June 24, 2015

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