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Bill to improve Invest in Kids Act heads to governor

April 8, 2022

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63 Schools Eligible for $10,000 Match for Scholarship Donations

March 2, 2022

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Catholic schools across Illinois, including Quincy, eligible for $10,000 scholarship match

February 28, 2022

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Daniel Lipinski: The Invest in Kids Act gives minority children access to top-tier schools

February 2, 2022

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Low-income students get scholarships to private k-12 schools through Empower Illinois

January 28, 2022

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How You Can Help a Student Find the Perfect School

January 25, 2022

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Support for tax credit scholarships grows with donors, parents

January 19, 2022

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Illinois’ Invest In Kids scholarship program taking applications

January 11, 2022

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Donations to tax credit scholarships increase along with wait lists

September 1, 2021

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Editorial: Congrats, parents, on saving ‘Invest in Kids’ — for now

June 14, 2021

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School choice advocates push to keep tax credit scholarship program alive

May 25, 2021

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Editorial: Strengthen, rather than gut, a compromise that benefits all schoolchildren

May 14, 2021

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Reducing inequality starts with preserving scholarship tax credits

May 14, 2021

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Advocates ask Pritzker not to reduce scholarship tax credit

May 4, 2021

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Op-ed: Illinois’ low-income scholarship program should be saved

April 8, 2021

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Scholarship tax credits could be reduced under state plan

March 4, 2021

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Three Rust Belt Governors Seek More Taxes, Less School Choice

February 28, 2021

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Editorial | State budget a product of creative writing

February 28, 2021

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Proposed tax credit cut could impact private education for low-income students

February 19, 2021

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Invest in Kids program works to continue serving students despite opposition, pandemic challenges

January 21, 2021

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Illinois has a chance to focus school funding on students

July 18, 2020

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IL Gov. Grants Reprieve of State’s Popular Tax-Credit Scholarship Program…

July 8, 2019

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Tuition tax-credit program benefitting private schools survives

June 13, 2019

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Pritzker backs off plan to shutter private school scholarships

June 5, 2019

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Diocese of Joliet schools relieved state legislators preserve scholarship program

June 3, 2019

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Gov. Pritzker Backpedals On Plans To End State Private School Scholarships

June 3, 2019

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Illinois Governor Agrees to Fund Scholarship Program He Once Opposed

June 3, 2019

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Single mom pleads with Pritzker not to scrap school scholarships

May 21, 2019

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Parents of students getting private school scholarships lobby lawmakers to keep program

May 19, 2019

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Tax Credit Scholarship Debate: Advocates Engage Across Lines of Difference

May 16, 2019

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School parents invited to Springfield as part of ‘Save My Scholarship’ campaign

May 10, 2019

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Bipartisan coalition backs Illinois’ private school scholarship program

April 10, 2019

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Under Threat of Closure, Illinois Lawmakers Try to Save Private School Scholarship Program

April 3, 2019

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Jim Dey | Pritzker’s proposed cut to Invest in Kids conflicts with rhetoric

April 3, 2019

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Under threat, private school scholarship program touts successes

March 3, 2019

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Empower Illinois releases annual report under increased scrutiny

February 28, 2019

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Parents ask for scholarship program to not be stopped

February 27, 2019

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Our View: Allow Invest in Kids Act to prove its value

February 3, 2019

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Op-Ed: Limited school choices hurt Illinoisans

January 23, 2019

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Editorial: Preserving choices for low-income students in a hostile Springfield

December 10, 2018

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Empower Illinois Awards 41 Scholarships to Benet Academy Students

November 8, 2018

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Tax-credit scholarships bringing more students into classrooms

October 24, 2018

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My View: Invest in Kids working at Christian Life Schools and in Rockford

October 13, 2018

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Guest View: Teacher tax credit is an important step on long road ahead

September 11, 2018

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Invest in Kids Program to Help over 5K Students in its First Year

September 4, 2018

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Rockford private schools celebrate influx of cash, new students

August 31, 2018

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75 students awarded scholarships to go to private schools in Rockford area

August 30, 2018

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Bloomington Private Schools Aided by Public Scholarships

August 27, 2018

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Chicago school board votes to request a one-year delay for gifted access plan

August 22, 2018

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Tech Advancements Help Schools Give Low-Income Students More Opportunities

August 17, 2018

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New Gifted Student Law; IL Teacher Panel; FIRST LEGO League; Press Freedom Op-Eds

August 15, 2018

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Thousands of Illinois students get private school aid in new program’s first year

August 4, 2018

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Go Ahead Of The Class

July 30, 2018

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From the community: New Law Allows Kids To Unlock Potential

July 23, 2018

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Commentary: Why would Pritzker want to limit choices for poor kids?

April 9, 2018

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Empower Illinois welcomes Anthony Holter as Managing Partner

March 19, 2018

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Rockford girl wins one of state’s first private school scholarships

February 27, 2018

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High interest in scholarships

February 12, 2018

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Illinois school choice program sees “historic” rush, crashes servers

February 12, 2018

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Want to Make Gifted Education More Equitable? First, Be Aware of the Political …

February 7, 2018

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My View: Donating to ‘Invest in Kids’ benefits Rockford

February 3, 2018

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Empower Illinois teams up with archdiocese on Invest in Kids scholarship program

January 23, 2018

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Invest in Kids Act could open private school to low-income students, Morgan Park Academy spokesman says

January 16, 2018

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State’s tax-credit scholarship program off to a solid start, education advocate says

January 16, 2018

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Lawmakers, don’t punish these students

January 16, 2018

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$36 million pledged for new scholarship program on first day

January 3, 2018

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Private schools embrace Invest In Kids program

January 3, 2018

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Taxpayers Give $36M to Scholarships on 1st Day of New Credit

January 3, 2018

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Peoria region sees slow start to tax-credit scholarship program

January 3, 2018

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Invest in Kids gives taxpayers credits, students scholarships

January 3, 2018

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Illinois tax credit scholarship program flooded with donations in first two days

January 3, 2018

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Private Schools Attract $36 Million Via Tax Credit Program

January 3, 2018

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Parents & donors gearing up for rollout of Illinois’ new tax credit scholarship program

December 28, 2017

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On Your Mark, Get Set, Grab Tax Credits

December 21, 2017

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$100 million scholarship program gears up in a big hurry

December 15, 2017

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Illinois education tax credit program under way

November 7, 2017

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Fenwick school administrator gives high marks to school bill so far

October 10, 2017

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School Scholarship Tax Credits Are Coming To Illinois—Here’s How They Work

September 15, 2017

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Giving Illinois’ children a second escape route from bad schools

September 5, 2017

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New education funding law could be lifeline to private schools

September 2, 2017

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The elitism of opposing school choice

September 1, 2017

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Illinois catholic schools set to receive support though new tax credit scholarship program

August 31, 2017

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In Illinois, a big day for little people

August 29, 2017

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Tax credit scholarships coming to blue-state Illinois

August 25, 2017

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How faith-based and private schools can help Chicago youth

August 22, 2017

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Tax credit scholarship programs provide options for parents

August 10, 2017

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Illinois has a rare opportunity to transform education

July 28, 2017

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Illinois has a chance to focus school funding on students

July 25, 2017

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10 Schools Eligible for $65,000 Matching Gift for Need-Based Scholarships

July 13, 2022

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25 LMAIS Schools Eligible for $666,000 Matching Gift for Need-Based Scholarship Donations

April 28, 2022

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Improvements to Invest in Kids Act Pass Illinois General Assembly

April 8, 2022

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Empower Illinois Releases 2021 Impact Report

March 8, 2022

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63 Schools Eligible for $10,000 Match for Scholarship Donations

February 28, 2022

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Patented EmpowerXChange® Scholarship Granting Platform a Top 100 Finalist for Chicago Innovation Awards

September 14, 2021

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Invest in Kids Tax Credit Scholarship Program Intact

June 1, 2021

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Growing Majority of Illinois Voters Support Tax Credit Scholarship Program

May 4, 2021

Scholarships for kids aren't corporate loopholes
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Empower Illinois’ Response to the Governor’s Budget Proposal

February 17, 2021

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Empower Illinois Releases 2020 Report

January 28, 2021

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Majority of Illinois Voters Support Tax Credit Scholarships, Expanded Education Options For Their Kids

October 14, 2020

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Empower Illinois Response to Espinoza v. Montana Ruling

June 30, 2020

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Legislative Victory for Illinois Kids

May 31, 2019

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Empower Illinois Releases Year One Report of Tax Credit Scholarship Program

February 26, 2019

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Over 30K Students Apply for Empower Illinois Tax Credit Scholarships Within First Hours

January 16, 2019

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Age of Agility Summit to Highlight Need for Changes in Education

August 1, 2018

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Daly joins Empower Illinois board

April 30, 2018

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Rockford Lutheran Schools and Diocese of Rockford Press Conference Highlights Need for Invest in Kids Act

April 27, 2018

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More than 33,000 Children Apply for Private School Scholarships

February 28, 2018

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