Tuesday, June 19, 2018

Evidence-Based Education Funding Model Seeks First Funds

State Capitol - Our full hour-long presentation of testimony before the Illinois House Education Cmte, on the funding for the "evidence-based" funding model that had...

One-on-One with IEA President Kathi Griffin

Springfield: We visit with Kathi Griffin, President of the Illinois Education Association. On the table, the upcoming Supreme Court decision of Janus v AFSCME,...

School Boards Executive Director, Roger Eddy on School Funding, Regulations

Springfield: Roger Eddy, the Executive Director of the Illinois Association of School Boards, talks about the implementation of the new school funding formula, the...

IL Assn of School Business Officials Exec Director, Michael Jacoby

State Capitol: We talk with Mike Jacoby of the IL Assn of School Business Officials about the impact of the new school funding formula...

A Proposal to Remove Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville from the...

From Springfield, we attend a House committee hearing on a bill that would remove Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville from the Southern Illinois University...

YMCA Youth and Government Program.

Springfield- We talk to Sean Nelson, the executive director of the YMCA Youth and Government program, a program that gets high school students involved in...

Illinois YMCA Youth and Government to Mark Its 69th Annual General...

Springfield - For decades, it's been a way of making the lessons on the workings of state government both understandable, educational and fun. That...

Update on Illinois’ New School Scholarship Program, “Invest In Kids Act”

Springfield - In the fall of 2017, a bill was passed that allowed for a state tax deduction for donations into a fund that...

The Need to be an “Unlearned Leader”

From the Illinois Assn of School Boards, we speak with two co-authors, about their book on the need to unlearn what we thought we...

What’s Behind the Decades-Long Increase in School Shootings, and What Can...

From Chicago and the Illinois Assn of School Boards annual conference: Lt Col David Grossman (ret), a security expert addresses school board members from...

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Illinois Supreme Court Chief Justice Lloyd Karmeier on the Costs of...

From the Illinois Supreme Court: Our one-on-one with Chief Justice Lloyd Karmeier, as we talk about funding the courts, the costs of the legal...

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