Wednesday, February 26, 2020

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...

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...

Comptroller Mendoza: $805 Million Will Go Out to Schools This Week

CHICAGO— Just after midnight Thursday morning, Comptroller Susana Mendoza’s office began transmitting $541 million in General State Aid to schools around the state. These...

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...

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...

How Should Schools Accommodate Transgender Students

From Chicago:  At the Illinois School Boards 2016 Fall Conference, a panel discusses the issues of transgender students, and what school administrators should understand...

Gov Rauner Wants Immediate Discussions on Education Reform

CHICAGO (Aug. 14, 2017) – Gov. Bruce Rauner released the following statement regarding education funding reform negotiations: “Today, we are calling on the four legislative...

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...

Senator Andy Manar (D) Reacts to Gov. Rauner’s FY 2017 Budget

We talk to State Senator Andy Manar about his efforts to reform the state's education funding formula, and what he thought of the Governor's...

SIU President Randy Dunn to Leave President’s Position at the End...

Carbondale, July 14th - at a meeting held on the SIUC campus this coming Monday at 10 am, SIU President Randy Dunn will be...

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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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