Friday, September 30, 2016

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),...

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...

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...

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...

Senate President Cullerton (D) on the Legislative Agenda

SPRINGFIELD: Senate President John Cullerton talks before members of the Illinois State Chamber of Commerce and the NFIB, and talks about the state budget, school...

Sen Barickman (R) on Fully Paying the Education Foundation Level

Sen Jason Barickman (R), talks about the complexity of changing the School Funding Formula, which he agrees needs to be fixed.  But Sen Barickman...

Sen Andy Manar (D) on Fixing the School Funding Formula

State Sen Andy Manar, who's worked for years trying to alter the school funding formula, which he says provides vastly unfair results in funding...

Republican Senators Want Full Funding of Education

While discussions in the legislature continue on changing the funding formula for K-12 Education, Republican Senators argue that the "Foundation Level" of funding, of...

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We go One-on-One with Chief Justice Rita Garman on ReDistricting, ...

From the Supreme Court Chamber in Springfield: As Chief Justice Rita Garman nears the end of her three-year as head of the Illinois Supreme...

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