Elizabeth Purvis

Executive Director, Chicago International Charter School

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Executive Director of the Chicago International Charter School, which runs 12 charter school campuses in the Chicago area

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President Obama is dangling  $4.3 billion in stimulus money  to promote charter schools, merit pay and standardized tests for evaluating teachers.

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