Wednesday, July 8, 2020

Lt Gov Evelyn Sanguinetti Highlights a Program that Shows Success in...

From Rockford -- The Lt Governor speaks of a program that has been helpful in increasing high school graduation rates among groups of struggling...

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...

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...

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...

Sen Andy Manar (D) Slams Gov Rauner’s Changes to Education Reform

State Capitol: In a statehouse press conference, Sen Manar took the governor to task for the changes made to SB-1, the education funding reform...

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...

Sen Andy Manar (D) Says Gov Rauner Should Stop using Illinois...

SPRINGFIELD, June 12 – Sen Andy Manar (D), who has worked for several years on reforming the school funding formula, to diminish the inequities...

Senate President Cullerton (D) Reacts to Gov’s Budget & the Political...

Senate Majority Leader John Cullerton Reacts to Governor Rauner's budget Address, and explains his frustration with the Governor continuing to insist that his "Turn...

Legislative Leaders Say They’ve Reached an Agreement “In Principle” on Education...

Chicago -- Speaker Madigan cancelled the House session that was to have met this past Wednesday for a vote to try and override the...

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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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