Sunday, April 23, 2017

Sen Andy Manar (D) Files SB-1 to Reform School Funding Formula

  SPRINGFIELD – A school funding reform measure filed this week by Senator Andy Manar (D) mirrors a plan pending in the Illinois House.  ...

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...

Evidence Based Funding for Education.

Sen Jason Barickman and leaders in Illinois Education, discuss an approach to funding Illinois education that is based on metrics of what is working,...

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...

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 Manar’s Educucation Reform

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

IFT President on Pension Reform, Mandates on Education

Dan Montgomery, the President of the Illinois Federation of Teachers, explains his organization's stance on the contested pension reform law, and whether or not...

Difficulty Managing School Budgets in Poor Economy – Michael Jacoby of...

Next from Chicago, we talk with Michael Jacoby, The executive director of the Illinois Association of School Business Officials, about the difficulties many Illinois...

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...

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...

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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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