Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Chair of the State Brd of Education, Rev James Meeks

Former state senator, Rev James Meeks talks about his efforts to help urban students who frequently perform well below their age group. He discusses...

Pension Lawsuit Update, Oct 8

We talk with Attorney Aaron Maduff, representing the State Universities Annuitants Association and get a status update on SUAA's lawsuit against the state, challenging...

Struggle to Fund Education, Medicaid, and Pensions Without a Budget

From the Annual Illinois Association of School Boards conference in Chicago:  we attend a panel with State Senators Jason Barickman and Jennifer Bertino-Tarrant, and...

The Rising Cost of Pensions & the Impact on School Funding

From the Illinois Assn of School Boards, we hear from four legislators discuss the on-going budget stalemate, and what impact the rising cost of...

Sen Jason Barickman (R) Offers a Evidence-Based School Funding Formula &...

From the State Capitol:  Sen Jason Barickman talks about two bills he'll introduce that will change the state's school funding formula, from one that...

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...

Roger Eddy, Exec Dir of the Illinois Assn of School Boards,...

We sit down with Roger Eddy, Executive Director of the Illinois Association of School Boards. We talk to Mr. Eddy about whether school districts...

Jeff Vose, President of the IL Assn Regional Superintendents of Schools

FROM CHICAGO: We talk with Jeff Vose, President of the IL Assn Regional Superintendents of Schools, about the effects of the Budget impasse on...

Lt Gov Evelyn Sanguinetti Highlights a Program that Shows Success in...

From Rockford -- The Lt Governor speaks of a program that has been helpful in increasing high school graduation rates among groups of struggling...

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Mark Rhoads, Author of “Land of Lincoln:Thy Wondrous Story”

From the Pasfield House in Springfield: We talk with former Illinois State Senator Mark Rhoads about his book, "Land of Lincoln: Thy Wondrous Story"...

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