Tuesday, November 30, 2021

Paris, Illinois – How a Small Community’s Effort Made the “UnAffordable”...

Paris, Illinois -- For years, students here lived in a community of 9,000 that was stuck with an aging high school over 100 years...

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...

Pension Lawsuit Update, Oct 8

We talk with Attorney Aaron Maduff, representing the State Universities Annuitants Association and get a status update on SUAA's lawsuit against the state, challenging...

Andrea Zopp, President of the Chicago Urban League

Our contributing correspondent Jeff Berkowitz sits down with Andrea Zopp of the Chicago Urban League to discuss race relations in America in the wake...

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...

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.  ...

IN CHICAGO, DEBATE AROUND POLICE-FREE SCHOOLS RAGES ON

By Megan Sauer Black Lives Matter activists have pushed to cut police funding, but they...

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...

Winnick Field Trip Grants Available to Help Pay for Schools to...

SPRINGFIELD – Good news for schools that want to visit the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum but worry about paying...

Author Patrick Rice: Vanishing School Boards

We talk with Patrick Rice, PhD, about his book "Vanishing School Boards" which concerns the growing intrusion of State and Federal governments into the...

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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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