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Scott McDonald
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smcdonald@stand.org

 

Press / Press Releases

Ed Advocacy Group Tries to Make Shift Happen -- NPR Illinois, June 13, 2019

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

Stand for Children floats new school funding idea -- Capitol Fax, May 13, 2019

New poll shows Lightfoot with large lead in mayor’s race -- WGN, March 5, 2019

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

FIRST POLL: Lori trouncing Toni – CHUY’s campaign chief heads Lori’s team – BERNIE hits Chi -- Politico, March 4, 2018

Bipartisan bill to address ‘brain drain’ on education system -- WMBD, February 11, 2019

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

Pritzker Names Education Advisory Team -- NPR Illinois, November 27, 2018

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

Fight Illinois brain drain by preparing students for college, careers: report -- Chicago Sun-Times, October 16, 2018

New report shows how to stop students from leaving the state -- WICS, October 16, 2018

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

Rockford Superintendent’s View: Legislative changes help students and taxpayers -- Rockford Register Star, June 30, 2018

Illinois Budget Boosts Education Funding -- CLTV, June 8, 2018

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

School vouchers don’t just undermine public schools, they undermine democracy -- Los Angeles Times, May 31, 2017

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

Illinois School Funding Inequity: Worse Than The Worst -- NPR Illinois, March 14, 2017

Groups working toward reforming school funding -- The Southern Illinoisan, March 12, 2017

Schools using federal funds to offset state pension costs -- Peoria Journal Star, March 7, 2017

Poorest Schools Treated Like Piggy Banks -- January 23, 2017

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

Education Desk: Number Cruncher Explains School Funding -- NPR Illinois, July 6, 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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