Monday, May 20, 2019

Illinois Lawmakers Brief School Board Members on Pending Education Issues

Chicago -- From the Illinois Assn of School Board Members annual conference, a panel of Illinois lawmakers discuss the issues impacting education, and take...

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...

Dixon School Officer Recognized for Heroic Actions in Stopping a School...

State Capitol May 30, 2018 - Dixon school resources officer, Mark Dallas heard shots as students were gathered in the school gymnasium to practice...

The Importance of Teaching Art as Part of an Illinois Education

Chicago - From the Illinois Association of School Boards annual conference, we speak with Michel Skura, with the Illinois Arts Education...

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),...

House Floor Debate on SB-1947, the School Funding Reform Bill

From the House Chamber: Before the Illinois House passed SB-1947, the bill that reforms the school funding formula, it first voted it down, after...

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...

Educating Students on Safe Online Surfing and Avoiding Cyber Threats

From the Illinois Assn of School Boards Joint conference in Chicago:  We speak with FBI agent, Brad Ware, as he tells us about protecting...

School Boards Executive Director, Roger Eddy on School Funding, Regulations

Springfield: Roger Eddy, the Executive Director of the Illinois Association of School Boards, talks about the implementation of the new school funding formula, the...

Gov Rauner on Higher Funding Levels for Education, and Improving Schools

From Champaign:  Gov Rauner tours Franklin Middle School, and emphasizes the record level of school funding that's occurred under his administration, which he says,...

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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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