Saturday, December 4, 2021

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...

A New Home for Lincoln College’s Lincoln Collection

From Lincoln Illinois: Professor Ron Keller, gives us a tour of the new setting for Lincoln artifacts, that have long been a part of...

Lawsuit Against State Over Pension Reform: Update from Aaron Maduff

We talk to attorney Aaron Maduff who is representing the State Universities Annuitants Association in their lawsuit against Illinois over pension reform, and get...

HILLARY CLINTON PROMISES TEACHERS HIGHER PAY

  By Shanshan Wang, for the Illinois Channel WASHINGTON --Speaking to the National Education Association, at about the same time as FBI Director James Comey announced...

Free Technology for Classroom Teaching

From the Illinois Association of School Boards annual conference, we hear educators share insights into how interesting -- and FREE -- technology...

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...

Former President Barack Obama Accepts the Paul Douglas Award at the...

Urbana, September 7, 2018 - President Barack Obama told students at the University of Illinois that they need to vote "because our democracy depends...

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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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