Thursday, March 30, 2017

One-on-One with Cinda Klickna, President of the Illinois Education Association

From Springfield:  As the state struggles to form a new budget, and with a new US Dept of Education Secretary pushing for more Charter...

We go One-on-One with Members of the Education Leadership Alliance

From Springfield:  Education Leaders attending the Alliance Leadership Summit in Springfield, share with us what each of their organizations is focusing on, as they...

Rally for Passing a Budget and Funding Higher Education in Illinois

From the State Capitol:  Leaders in Higher Education, and lawmakers speak to a gathering in support of passing a state budget, to end the...

Rep Chris Welch (D) on Setting Policies that Limit Immigration Searches

From the Capitol:  Rep Chris Welch talks of his bill to make Illinois a more welcoming state to immigrants.  While he says his bill...

Gov Rauner on Higher Funding Levels for Education, and Improving Schools

From Champaign:  Gov Rauner tours Franklin Middle School, and emphasizes the record level of school funding that's occurred under his administration, which he says,...

A Threatened Future: Illinois’ Liberal Arts Universities

From the City Club of Chicago:  With the lack of a state budget holding up funding of MAP Grants for students, even private colleges...

Gov Rauner, Educators, and Trade Group Leaders, on the Need for...

From Springfield: Gov Rauner holds a meeting with educators and students, about the great paying jobs that are often available to those with a...

Gov Rauner Signs Bill to Help Schools Hire Substitute Teachers

From Carbondale: With schools facing a greater challenge of finding substitute teachers, Gov Rauner signs legislation that will make it easier to fill the...

How Should Schools Accommodate Transgender Students

From Chicago:  At the Illinois School Boards 2016 Fall Conference, a panel discusses the issues of transgender students, and what school administrators should understand...

Educating Students on Safe Online Surfing and Avoiding Cyber Threats

From the Illinois Assn of School Boards Joint conference in Chicago:  We speak with FBI agent, Brad Ware, as he tells us about protecting...

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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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