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Stand for Children is active in a number of policy and political areas, but these campaigns in particular are of great importance to our members and supporters. Learn more about the issues and take action today – your input, your voice, will make a difference for Illinois students.

ESSA: A Better Recipe for School Quality >

For some time, Illinois schools have basically been graded on a single ingredient: how many students meet a specific standard. Other ingredients that go into making a strong school were ignored. But now, a law called the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) allows Illinois to create a better recipe for school quality. Get resources to better understand how Illinois is giving parents a full picture of how their schools are doing.

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