Friday, May 7, 2021

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...

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...

What is the State of Education in Illinois?

From the City Club of Chicago, October 15, 2019 -- Robin Steans, the President of "Advance Illinois" delivers the organization's annual report...

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...

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...

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...

Hearing on Whether to Ban Legislative Scholarship Program

A Senate Executive Committee hears testimony concerning the Legislative Scholarship Program, which allows legislators to provide a limited number of tuition free, state school...

IL School Boards Assn’s Ben Schwarm on SB 16

As the Legislature is about to return for the Fall Veto Session, we go one on one with Ben Schwam, of the Illinois Assn...

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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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