Saturday, January 21, 2017

Superintendent Greg Goins on Education and Technology

From Chicago, and the Illinois Assn of School Boards Conference: We talk with Superintendent, Greg Goins, of Frankfurt Community School District 168, on how...

Issues in Education: School Safety, Teacher Shortages, Funding

From Chicago at the Illinois Assn of School Boards conference:   We talk one-on-one with Jeff Vose, of the Illinois Assn of Regional Superintendents...

Gov Rauner Veto’s SB-2822, and Nixes $215 Million Set to go...

Update 5 pm: Following the Gov's Veto of SB-2822, the IL Senate voted to override the Gov's veto on a 36-16 vote.   But the...

Struggle to Fund Education, Medicaid, and Pensions Without a Budget

From the Annual Illinois Association of School Boards conference in Chicago:  we attend a panel with State Senators Jason Barickman and Jennifer Bertino-Tarrant, and...

School Safety in the 21st Century

From the Illinois Association of School Boards:  We talk to Paul Timm, President of RETA Security, about his book School Security: How to Build...

The Economic & Cultural Impact of Independent Colleges & Universities

From Springfield:  We talk with Dave Tretter, President of the Federation of Independent Illinois Colleges and Universities.  Mr Tretter discusses the economic impact private...

Gov Asa Hutchinson (R-Ark) on the Critical Need to Fund STEM...

From the Republican National Convention in Cleveland:  During a discussion hosted by The Hill Newspaper and Microsoft, Arkansas Gov Asa Hutchinson made the case...

HILLARY CLINTON PROMISES TEACHERS HIGHER PAY

  By Shanshan Wang, for the Illinois Channel WASHINGTON --Speaking to the National Education Association, at about the same time as FBI Director James Comey announced...

A Panel of Lawmakers Discuss Whether Illinois’ School Funding Formula is...

From the City Club of Chicago:  A panel of state lawmakers discuss the education funding formula, and whether it's fair.  Sen Andy Manar (D),...

Gov Rauner, Transport Sec Blankenhorn, and Capital Development Board Chair Golden,...

From Springfield: Gov Rauner is joined by Illinois' Transportation Secretary, and the head of the Capital Development Board, as they warn of dire consequences...

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Historian Mark DePue: Preserving Illinois’ Oral History

From the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library:  We talk with historian and fmr military officer, Mark DePue on his work of conducting indepth oral history...

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