Illinois Charter Schools

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State Resources

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Reports 14 Nov, 2017
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Key Contacts

State Education Agency

Illinois State Board of Education
Charter School Commission
Chicago, IL

(312) 814-2220 | email | website

Charter Support Organization(s)

Illinois Network of Charter Schools
Chicago, IL

(312) 629-2063 | email | website

Kids First Chicago
Chicago, IL

(312) 853-1212 | email | website

Opening/Expanding a Charter School (click here)

CSP Grants

Illinois does not have an active State Entity (SE) grant. For more information on SE grantees, click here.

Charter developers are eligible to apply for Grants to Charter School Developers for the Opening of New Charter Schools ("Developer" grants) in states that do not have an active SE grant. For complete eligibility information for Developer grants, see the NIA and clarifying correction. For information on Developer grants, see the CSP Developer Grants webpage.