Sunday, September 22, 2019

Illinois Lawmakers Brief School Board Members on Pending Education Issues

Chicago -- From the Illinois Assn of School Board Members annual conference, a panel of Illinois lawmakers discuss the issues impacting education, and take...

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.  ...

The Importance of Teaching Art as Part of an Illinois Education

Chicago - From the Illinois Association of School Boards annual conference, we speak with Michel Skura, with the Illinois Arts Education...

Putting the New School Funding Formula to Work

Springfield: Now that Illinois just passed a new school funding formula, how long will it take to be implemented? We talk with Dr Brent...

Struggle to Fund Education, Medicaid, and Pensions Without a Budget

From the Annual Illinois Association of School Boards conference in Chicago:  we attend a panel with State Senators Jason Barickman and Jennifer Bertino-Tarrant, and...

Funding & Reforming Illinois Education in 2019

Chicago - From the Illinois Association of School Boards annual conference, three lawmakers share their ideas on the challenges and reforms under...

Chicago Area Student in DC, Seeks S-U-C-C-E-S-S in National Spelling Bee

Washington - Illinois sent 26 students to the National Spelling Bee, the fifth largest group of any state competing. As Em Steck reports, this...

The State Budget and Education

From the Illinois Assn of School Boards annual conference in Chicago- Sen Jason Barickman (R), Sen Bertino-Tarrent (D), are joined by Rep Bob Pritchard...

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...

We go One-on-One with Members of the Education Leadership Alliance

From Springfield:  Education Leaders attending the Alliance Leadership Summit in Springfield, share with us what each of their organizations is focusing on, as they...

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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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