Friday, May 29, 2020

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...

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...

Dixon School Officer Recognized for Heroic Actions in Stopping a School...

State Capitol May 30, 2018 - Dixon school resources officer, Mark Dallas heard shots as students were gathered in the school gymnasium to practice...

Evidence-Based Education Funding Model Seeks First Funds

State Capitol - Our full hour-long presentation of testimony before the Illinois House Education Cmte, on the funding for the "evidence-based" funding model that had...

School Boards Executive Director, Roger Eddy on School Funding, Regulations

Springfield: Roger Eddy, the Executive Director of the Illinois Association of School Boards, talks about the implementation of the new school funding formula, the...

IL Assn of School Business Officials Exec Director, Michael Jacoby

State Capitol: We talk with Mike Jacoby of the IL Assn of School Business Officials about the impact of the new school funding formula...

YMCA Youth and Government Program.

Springfield- We talk to Sean Nelson, the executive director of the YMCA Youth and Government program, a program that gets high school students involved in...

Illinois YMCA Youth and Government to Mark Its 69th Annual General...

Springfield - For decades, it's been a way of making the lessons on the workings of state government both understandable, educational and fun. That...

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...

Illinois’ Education Leaders on Current Challenges of Funding and Reforms

From Chicago: We sit with the four of the leaders in Illinois education, to hear how the recently passed school funding reform is going...

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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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