Friday, September 30, 2016

Implementing, SB-100, the new School Discipline Code

From Springfield:  We talk with an authority on the new school discipline code that goes into effect statewide this fall.  We hear why he...

Gov Rauner, Republican Lawmakers Call for Quick Action on Passing Funding...

From the State Capitol:  On what was supposed to be the first day of a summer House session, which Speaker Madigan had said would...

Setting State Standards for Disciplining Elementary & High School Students

From the State Capitol:  We talk with Rep Will Davis (D) who was the House sponsor of SB-100, that passed in 2015, but which...

Rep Tim Butler (R) on Impact of No Budget on Higher...

From the State Capitol:  Rep Tim Butler talks about the end of the spring session of the legislature, and the impact on higher education...

School Superintendents on Crisis in Education Funding

From State Capitol: Superintendents from around the state, testify before the House Education Task Force, on the growing crisis in education funding, despite, what the...

Sen Andy Manar on the Need to Reform School Funding Formula

SPRINGFIELD - Sen Andy Manar (D) tells the Citizens Club of Springfield, why the state of Illinois needs to restructure the Education Funding Formula, and...

Stop Gap Funding for Higher Education

Rep Mike Fortner (R) discusses his plan to pass a temporary "Stop Gap" funding bill that would fund MAP Grants, and keep colleges and...

Senate President Cullerton (D) on the Legislative Agenda

SPRINGFIELD: Senate President John Cullerton talks before members of the Illinois State Chamber of Commerce and the NFIB, and talks about the state budget, school...

Sen Barickman (R) on Fully Paying the Education Foundation Level

Sen Jason Barickman (R), talks about the complexity of changing the School Funding Formula, which he agrees needs to be fixed.  But Sen Barickman...

Sen Andy Manar (D) on Fixing the School Funding Formula

State Sen Andy Manar, who's worked for years trying to alter the school funding formula, which he says provides vastly unfair results in funding...

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We go One-on-One with Chief Justice Rita Garman on ReDistricting, ...

From the Supreme Court Chamber in Springfield: As Chief Justice Rita Garman nears the end of her three-year as head of the Illinois Supreme...

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