Tuesday, November 30, 2021

Chair of the State Board of Education, Rev James Meeks

From the City Club of Chicago: Former state senator, Rev James Meeks talks about his efforts to help urban students who frequently perform well...

Bryan Lewis on Running the SURS’ $17 Billion Pension Fund

The State Universities Retirement System (SURS) W. Bryan Lewis, the new executive director of the $17.4 billion state pension fund, talks with members...

FollowUp on the College of DuPage Spending Mess & Board Actions

Rep Jeanne Ives (R) gives us an update on what is happening at the College of DuPage, in the wake of recent reports of...

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...

SIU President Randy Dunn on Funding of IL Higher Education

With lawmakers facing a FY 2016 Budget deficit of $6 Billion, we talk with SIU President Randy Dunn, and hear why he says after...

House Education Funding Task Force on Education Spending Reform Bill

We attend a hearing of the House Education Funding Task Force, and hear from representatives of the task force, and a representative of Northern...

Illinois Education Czar on Vision 20/20 Plan, Future of Public Education

Dr. Beth Purvis, the former CEO of the Chicago International Charter School and recently appointed "Education Czar," gives an address at the Alliance Leadership...

Vision 20/20 Education Reform Plan and the Future of IL Public...

we attend a panel conference from the Alliance Leadership Summit with Dr. Brent Clark, the executive Director of the Illinois Association of School Administrators,...

Revisiting Illinois’ Pension Challenges.

From the City Club of Chicago: Senators Dan Biss (D) and Matt Murphy (R), join journalist Amanda Vinicky and Lawrence Msall of the Civic...

Evidence Based Funding for Education.

Sen Jason Barickman and leaders in Illinois Education, discuss an approach to funding Illinois education that is based on metrics of what is working,...

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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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