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Attendance Matters

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Our Mission

Our mission is to ensure that all children, regardless of their background, graduate from high school prepared for, and with access to, college or career training. Will you join us in the fight?

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Who Is Stand?

We are an established education nonprofit that aims to give every child a bright future filled with opportunity by advocating for research-based education policies and by empowering parents, teachers, and community members. Watch our video and read more about us.

$88K

spent per child on incarceration

$12.5K

spent per child on education

31%

IL students graduate college ready

Your generous donation to Stand for Children helps to improve the odds for students by:

  • Empowering parents, teachers, and community members to demand an excellent education for every child – from preschool to high school
  • Organizing our members and supporters to advocate for proven education policies and smart investments
  • Ensuring the policies and investments we advocate for make it to the classroom

$88K

spent per child on incarceration

$12.5K

spent per child on education

31%

IL students graduate college ready