Saturday, August 19, 2017

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...

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...

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),...

Implementing, SB-100, the new School Discipline Code

From Springfield:  We talk with an authority on the new school discipline code that goes into effect statewide this fall.  We hear why he...

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...

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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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