Friday, July 28, 2017

Sen Jason Barickman (R) on the Republican Education Reform Bill

From the State Capitol: Sen Jason Barickman, offers the Republican plan to reform the education funding formula, and how this plan contrasts to the...

State Treasurer Frerichs on Improving Investments in College Savings Accounts

Chicago - State Treasurer Mike Frerichs talks about the changes he's made in the college savings program, that cuts costs and give parents greater...

Sen Andy Manar (D) Says Gov Rauner Should Stop using Illinois...

SPRINGFIELD, June 12 – Sen Andy Manar (D), who has worked for several years on reforming the school funding formula, to diminish the inequities...

How are Schools Preparing to Open in August, While There Is...

From Springfield:  We speak with Roger Eddy, the Executive Director of the Illinois Association of School Boards,  on what school officials are doing to...

School Superintendents on the Damage Being Done to K-12 Education Without...

From the State Capitol:  School Superintendents lay out the three things they need to keep education in Illinois from continuing to decline.  The superintendents,...

Rally for Funding Illinois Colleges and Universities

From the State Capitol:  With hundreds of millions of dollars owed to colleges and universities across Illinois, lawmakers and Democrat candidates for Governor, JB...

Sen Jason Barickman (R) Offers a Evidence-Based School Funding Formula &...

From the State Capitol:  Sen Jason Barickman talks about two bills he'll introduce that will change the state's school funding formula, from one that...

Lt Gov Evelyn Sanguinetti Highlights a Program that Shows Success in...

From Rockford -- The Lt Governor speaks of a program that has been helpful in increasing high school graduation rates among groups of struggling...

SCHOOLS SUE DEADBEAT STATE FOR LACK OF “ADEQUATE” FUNDING OR COMPENSATION...

State Capitol - 17 Southern Illinois school districts announced they are suing the State, Governor and the Illinois State Board of Education, ISBE,  to hold...

Sen Andy Manar (D) Files SB-1 to Reform School Funding Formula

  SPRINGFIELD – A school funding reform measure filed this week by Senator Andy Manar (D) mirrors a plan pending in the Illinois House.  ...

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Mark Rhoads, Author of “Land of Lincoln:Thy Wondrous Story”

From the Pasfield House in Springfield: We talk with former Illinois State Senator Mark Rhoads about his book, "Land of Lincoln: Thy Wondrous Story"...

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