Monday, September 23, 2019

Gov Rauner Signs SB-1947 Into Law, Saying “This is a...

Chicago, Aug 31, 2017 -- In a rather rare display of a bipartisan celebration of the passing of legislation, House and Senate members of...

Illinois Senators Vote to Pass SB-1947, Changing the State’s Education Formula

State Capitol:   After the Illinois Senate voted to approve the bill changing the state's formula for distributing money to school districts around the...

Bryan Lewis on Running the SURS’ $17 Billion Pension Fund

The State Universities Retirement System (SURS) W. Bryan Lewis, the new executive director of the $17.4 billion state pension fund, talks with members...

Using Tax Credits to Privately Fund Education Scholarships for Low-Income Students

From the State Capitol: We talk with Lennie Jarratt, of the Heartland Institute, and hear how the use of tax credits applied to privately...

A New Home for Lincoln College’s Lincoln Collection

From Lincoln Illinois: Professor Ron Keller, gives us a tour of the new setting for Lincoln artifacts, that have long been a part of...

Author Patrick Rice: Vanishing School Boards

We talk with Patrick Rice, PhD, about his book "Vanishing School Boards" which concerns the growing intrusion of State and Federal governments into the...

Lawsuit Against State Over Pension Reform: Update from Aaron Maduff

We talk to attorney Aaron Maduff who is representing the State Universities Annuitants Association in their lawsuit against Illinois over pension reform, and get...

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.  ...

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...

Free Technology for Classroom Teaching

From the Illinois Association of School Boards annual conference, we hear educators share insights into how interesting -- and FREE -- technology...

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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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