Author - Kate Proto

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Kate Proto is the Director of Communications for Chicago International Charter School, a K-12 college preparatory charter school network with locations as far north as Peterson & Pulaski, and as far South as Altgeld Gardens. Kate is married and lives in Roscoe Village, and looks forward to becoming more involved in NPN!

Chicago Charter Schools 101

Over the past 15 years, charter schools in Chicago have become an attractive option for families. Some have a specialized focus, whereas others take a “back-to-basics” college- preparatory approach. Most, if not all, charter schools in Chicago put an emphasis on  innovative methods of teaching and learning.

To begin with, how do you find a charter school that is close to home and has high academic outcomes?  You can start by searching one of several databases that exist online:


Posted on March 25, 2013 at 7:00 AM by Kate Proto