Friday, January 22, 2021

Can Chicago Public Schools Avoid Bankruptcy ?

We attend a panel discussion at the City Club of Chicago: Chicago Public Schools, is bankruptcy inevitable? The panel includes Paul Vallas, the Former...

Chair of the State Board of Education, Rev James Meeks

From the City Club of Chicago: Former state senator, Rev James Meeks talks about his efforts to help urban students who frequently perform well...

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...

Jonathan Edison, author of “Survival Mode” on Overcoming Life’s Challenges

From the Illinois Assn of School Boards conference: We talk one on one with Jonathan Edison, who overcame severe hardships based on his family...

Honoring the Long Tradition of Historically Black Colleges and Universities

September 10, 2018 - President Trump speaks to the Conference of Historically Black Colleges and Universities, on their role, the leaders they've...

Reactions to the Passage of SB-1947, the School Funding Reform Bill

  From the State Capitol: Immediately following passage of SB-1947 by the House, we hear from Mike Jacoby of the Illinois Assn of School Business...

Sen Manar’s Educucation Reform

Sen Andy Manar's Education Reform bill, SB-16, is debated in the Senate

Effects of President Obama’s “Free Community College” Proposal

Dr. Karen Anderson, the Executive Director of the Illinois Community College Board, discusses the potential effects of President Obama's proposal for free community college...

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...

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...

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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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