Thursday, January 24, 2019

Higher Education Reform Package Designed to Keep Students in Illinois

As the Spring Session of the legislature drew to a close, a package of legislative reforms were offered by a bipartisan group of lawmakers...

Legislative Outrage at the College of DuPage

Reps Ron Sandack and Jeanne Ives, talk about the actions of the College of DuPage President and its former Board members -- and what...

ISBE Adopts Its “Every Student Succeeds” Plan to Qualify for Federal...

SPRINGFIELD – On Wednesday, the Illinois State Board of Education’s adopted a new plan that the US Department of Education’s been urging to replace the...

After Political Back-flips, the Illinois House Passes an Education Funding Bill

State Capitol:   If anyone thinks democracy is easy, they should come to Illinois.  On Monday, the House spent an hour debating a new...

Difficulty Managing School Budgets in Poor Economy – Michael Jacoby of...

Next from Chicago, we talk with Michael Jacoby, The executive director of the Illinois Association of School Business Officials, about the difficulties many Illinois...

Dire Need to Pass Higher Education Funding

From the University of Illinois - Springfield: Sen Dick Durbin and Higher Education leaders, discuss the growing financial crisis within higher education, in the...

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...

Gov Asa Hutchinson (R-Ark) on the Critical Need to Fund STEM...

From the Republican National Convention in Cleveland:  During a discussion hosted by The Hill Newspaper and Microsoft, Arkansas Gov Asa Hutchinson made the case...

Superintendent Greg Goins on Education and Technology

From Chicago, and the Illinois Assn of School Boards Conference: We talk with Superintendent, Greg Goins, of Frankfurt Community School District 168, on how...

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...

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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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