Thursday, September 19, 2019

SIU President Randy Dunn on Funding of IL Higher Education

With lawmakers facing a FY 2016 Budget deficit of $6 Billion, we talk with SIU President Randy Dunn, and hear why he says after...

Illinois Education Czar on Vision 20/20 Plan, Future of Public Education

Dr. Beth Purvis, the former CEO of the Chicago International Charter School and recently appointed "Education Czar," gives an address at the Alliance Leadership...

SCHOOLS SUE DEADBEAT STATE FOR LACK OF “ADEQUATE” FUNDING OR COMPENSATION...

State Capitol - 17 Southern Illinois school districts announced they are suing the State, Governor and the Illinois State Board of Education, ISBE,  to hold...

Hearing on Whether to Ban Legislative Scholarship Program

A Senate Executive Committee hears testimony concerning the Legislative Scholarship Program, which allows legislators to provide a limited number of tuition free, state school...

IL School Boards Assn’s Ben Schwarm on SB 16

As the Legislature is about to return for the Fall Veto Session, we go one on one with Ben Schwam, of the Illinois Assn...

Randy Dunn, President of Southern Illinois University

We sit down with Randy Dunn, president of Southern Illinois University. We talk to President Dunn about the effects the state’s budget problems are...

Ken Griffin, Reportedly “The Richest Man in Illinois,” Donates $125 Million...

Nov 1, 2017 - The AP says Ken Griffin, who reportedly made his first million while still in college, by trading stocks, is donating...

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...

Roger Eddy, Exec Dir of the Illinois Assn of School Boards,...

We sit down with Roger Eddy, Executive Director of the Illinois Association of School Boards. We talk to Mr. Eddy about whether school districts...

House Education Funding Task Force on Education Spending Reform Bill

We attend a hearing of the House Education Funding Task Force, and hear from representatives of the task force, and a representative of Northern...

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Illinois Supreme Court Chief Justice Lloyd Karmeier on the Costs of...

From the Illinois Supreme Court: Our one-on-one with Chief Justice Lloyd Karmeier, as we talk about funding the courts, the costs of the legal...

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