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Two suburban Catholic schools to close
months after scholarship tax credit program
expires, archdiocese says

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Posted By: AltaD, 1/19/2024 2:01:44 PM

Two west suburban Catholic grade schools will close this summer, the Archdiocese of Chicago announced Thursday. St. Frances of Rome School in Cicero and St. Odilo School in Berwyn will close their doors in June after the conclusion of the academic year. School and church leaders said the expiration of the Invest in Kids tax credit scholarship program (Snip) While supporters say the tax credit gave children in low-income families a shot at a better education, opponents argued it failed to adequately benefit those kids and chipped away at public education.


Pritzker and the unions won, the children lost.

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Reply 1 - Posted by: danu 1/19/2024 3:41:31 PM (No. 1640040)
too right, OP, by 2 entities who are a clear and present menace to society.
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Reply 2 - Posted by: jalo1951 1/19/2024 4:13:58 PM (No. 1640072)
Chicago is going to wish they had more private schools operating once the illegals get into the educational system. They will be crowded, not enough teachers and support staff and they will need translators out the wazoo. You think public schools are just giant babysitting services just you wait. Think it can't get worse? It can.
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Posted by AltaD 1/19/2024 2:01:44 PM Post Reply
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