Saturday, July 4, 2020

New Evidenced-Based Funding Formula Grossly Under-Funded

State Capitol, March 27, 2019 - According to Ralph Martire, Executive Director of the Center for Tax and Budget Accountability, the new...

Fixing Illinois’ School Funding Formula

Sen Andy Manar (D), Rep Sue Scherer (D) and others argue there is an urgent need to fix inequalities in the way moneys are...

Jeff Vose, President of the Assn of Regional Superintendent 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...

Gov Rauner issues an Amendatory Veto of the Education Bill, ...

Springfield, August 1, 2017 - Gov Rauner on Tuesday, carried out his promise to Amendatory Veto the education funding bill, SB-1, that the Gov...

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...

Illinois Senate in Session at 2 PM Sunday, in Expected Vote...

Springfield - In what seems to be in many ways a replay of the Budget Battle we had in July, when the legislature voted...

House Education Funding Task Force on Education Spending Reform Bill

We attend a hearing of the House Education Funding Task Force, and hear from representatives of the task force, and a representative of Northern...

School Safety in the 21st Century

From the Illinois Association of School Boards:  We talk to Paul Timm, President of RETA Security, about his book School Security: How to Build...

Illinois’ Education Leaders on Current Challenges of Funding and Reforms

From Chicago: We sit with the four of the leaders in Illinois education, to hear how the recently passed school funding reform is going...

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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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