Sunday, August 14, 2022

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...

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...

Fixing Illinois’ School Funding Formula

Sen Andy Manar (D), Rep Sue Scherer (D) and others argue there is an urgent need to fix inequalities in the way moneys are...

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...

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...

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...

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,...

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...

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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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