Monday, August 2, 2021

Legislative Outrage at the College of DuPage

Reps Ron Sandack and Jeanne Ives, talk about the actions of the College of DuPage President and its former Board members -- and what...

Illinois Senators Vote to Pass SB-1947, Changing the State’s Education Formula

State Capitol:   After the Illinois Senate voted to approve the bill changing the state's formula for distributing money to school districts around the...

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...

Bryan Lewis on Running the SURS’ $17 Billion Pension Fund

The State Universities Retirement System (SURS) W. Bryan Lewis, the new executive director of the $17.4 billion state pension fund, talks with members...

Does the “CARES Act” Present a Funding Threat to Higher Education?

By Danyella Wilder, Amy Sokolow, Yun Hao July 24, 2020 - For-profit colleges accounted for...

Our One-on-One with Dr Tom Bertrand, of the Illinois School Assn...

Springfield - The task of managing the dollars, staff, and host of changing challenges in education has never been greater. As this...

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.  ...

What is the State of Education in Illinois?

From the City Club of Chicago, October 15, 2019 -- Robin Steans, the President of "Advance Illinois" delivers the organization's annual report...

Using Tax Credits to Privately Fund Education Scholarships for Low-Income Students

From the State Capitol: We talk with Lennie Jarratt, of the Heartland Institute, and hear how the use of tax credits applied to privately...

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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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