Sunday, December 4, 2016

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...

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...

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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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