Thursday, October 19, 2017

One-on-One with Cinda Klickna, President of the Illinois Education Association

From Springfield:  As the state struggles to form a new budget, and with a new US Dept of Education Secretary pushing for more Charter...

We go One-on-One with Members of the Education Leadership Alliance

From Springfield:  Education Leaders attending the Alliance Leadership Summit in Springfield, share with us what each of their organizations is focusing on, as they...

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,...

Gov Rauner Signs Bill to Help Schools Hire Substitute Teachers

From Carbondale: With schools facing a greater challenge of finding substitute teachers, Gov Rauner signs legislation that will make it easier to fill the...

How Should Schools Accommodate Transgender Students

From Chicago:  At the Illinois School Boards 2016 Fall Conference, a panel discusses the issues of transgender students, and what school administrators should understand...

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...

Political Challenges to Reforming the School Funding Formula

From Chicago, and the Illinois Assn of School Boards Conference:  A panel of lawmakers discuss the on-going efforts to reform the Illinois school funding...

Superintendent Greg Goins on Education and Technology

From Chicago, and the Illinois Assn of School Boards Conference: We talk with Superintendent, Greg Goins, of Frankfurt Community School District 168, on how...

Issues in Education: School Safety, Teacher Shortages, Funding

From Chicago at the Illinois Assn of School Boards conference:   We talk one-on-one with Jeff Vose, of the Illinois Assn of Regional Superintendents...

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...

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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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