Wednesday, July 8, 2020

Learning to Survive the Lasting Trauma of a School Shooting

From the Illinois Association of School Boards conference in Chicago - We hear from Carly Posey, a mother of children who...

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...

Sen Andy Manar (D) on SB16, ReStructuring Education Funding

After holding meetings around the state in 2013, Sen Manar's bill SB-16, would change the funding formula for how school districts get state funds...

Enhancing School Security

From the Illinois Association of School Boards annual conference, a panel of security experts discuss the threats in schools and how administrators need to...

Sen Andy Manar (D) on Fixing the School Funding Formula

State Sen Andy Manar, who's worked for years trying to alter the school funding formula, which he says provides vastly unfair results in funding...

Challenges Facing Illinois Education

Jason Leahy, Executive Director of the Illinois Principal's Association, discusses many of the issues affecting education, including state funding, school reforms, technology, and the...

In FY 2020 Budget, Governor Pritzker Lays Out His Multi-Year Plan...

From the State Capitol, February 20, 2019 -- In his first Budget Address, Gov JB Pritzker spoke about the need to control...

Republican Senators Want Full Funding of Education

While discussions in the legislature continue on changing the funding formula for K-12 Education, Republican Senators argue that the "Foundation Level" of funding, of...

Democrats Send the Education Funding Bill to Gov, But It’s Unclear...

Springfield, July 31- Gov Rauner waited for nearly two months for an education funding bill that passed the legislature before the end of May...

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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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