September 30, 2021
For educational institutions
Ed Choice in IL
⟶ Updated 22 Oct 2018 ⟶
List of edits
1996 - IL General Assembly passes law allowing for the creation of charter schools
1999 - IL begins Tax Credit for Educational Expenses program (maximum credit of $750 per family)
2010s - Attempted reforms in Chicago Public Schools fail to generate lasting results for students; educational choice legislation looked to for potential answers
2017 - Invest in Kids tax credit scholarship program enacted by IL General Assembly.
2017 - Empower Illinois advocacy group and funding agency created to facilitate the distribution of Invest in Kids tax credit scholarships.
2018 - tax credit scholarship implemented, allotting scholarships of up to around $4,000 for low-income students who wish to attend private institutions.
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