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Join the Movement for Better Schools in Illinois


The Illinois school system is in crisis, and our schools are failing our children.

Chicago public schools have the shortest school day of any major city’s school district with only 6% of their students graduating from college and statewide just 20% of Illinois students will receive a college degree by age 25.

This means hundreds of thousands of students are being handicapped from a successful life.

We can do better for our students.

Join Performance Counts in the fight to improve Illinois schools. Our policy will:

1.       Create a system that truly values the teaching profession

2.       Protect student learning time during contract negotiations

3.       Keep the best teachers in the classroom by making performance a factor in personnel decisions

Stand up for our children. Sign the petition to build better schools in Illinois.

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Performance Counts in their fight to ensure every Illinois student receives a great education.

By using performance as a factor in personnel decisions, we can ensure the best teachers remain in the classroom where they belong.

We can, and must, do better for our students.