Monday, June 26, 2017

School Superintendents on the Damage Being Done to K-12 Education Without...

From the State Capitol:  School Superintendents lay out the three things they need to keep education in Illinois from continuing to decline.  The superintendents,...

Rally for Funding Illinois Colleges and Universities

From the State Capitol:  With hundreds of millions of dollars owed to colleges and universities across Illinois, lawmakers and Democrat candidates for Governor, JB...

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...

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...

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...

Sen Andy Manar (D) Files SB-1 to Reform School Funding Formula

  SPRINGFIELD – A school funding reform measure filed this week by Senator Andy Manar (D) mirrors a plan pending in the Illinois House.  ...

Dr Brent Clark, on Funding Illinois Schools, and the Future of...

From Springfield, we talk to Dr. Brent Clark, the executive director of the Illinois Association of School administrators, and get his thoughts on how...

ISBE Adopts Its “Every Student Succeeds” Plan to Qualify for Federal...

SPRINGFIELD – On Wednesday, the Illinois State Board of Education’s adopted a new plan that the US Department of Education’s been urging to replace the...

Sen Andy Manar (D) on Failed “Grand Bargain” Vote & Education...

From the State Capitol:  We talk with Sen Andy Manar, on the failure to pass the "Grand Bargain" package of bills, and where the...

Impact of Budget Stalemate on Illinois Higher Education

From Macomb:  We talk one-on-on with Dr Jack Thomas, President of Western Illinois University.   Dr Thomas has served as President of WIU for...

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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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