Tuesday, November 12, 2019

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...

Chair of the State Brd of Education, Rev James Meeks

Former state senator, Rev James Meeks talks about his efforts to help urban students who frequently perform well below their age group. He discusses...

Superintendent Greg Goins on Education and Technology

From Chicago, and the Illinois Assn of School Boards Conference: We talk with Superintendent, Greg Goins, of Frankfurt Community School District 168, on how...

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...

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...

Pension Costs Affecting Education Funding

From the Illinois Assn of School Boards, we hear from four legislators discuss the on-going budget stalemate, and what impact the rising cost of...

Sen Manar’s Educucation Reform

Sen Andy Manar's Education Reform bill, SB-16, is debated in the Senate

Challenges Facing Illinois Education

Jason Leahy, Executive Director of the Illinois Principal's Association, discusses many of the issues affecting education, including state funding, school reforms, technology, and the...

Gov Rauner Signs Bill to Help Schools Hire Substitute Teachers

From Carbondale: With schools facing a greater challenge of finding substitute teachers, Gov Rauner signs legislation that will make it easier to fill the...

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...

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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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