Tuesday, November 30, 2021

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,...

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...

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...

The Rising Cost of Pensions & the Impact on School 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...

Rally for Passing a Budget and Funding Higher Education in Illinois

From the State Capitol:  Leaders in Higher Education, and lawmakers speak to a gathering in support of passing a state budget, to end the...

Rep Chris Welch (D) on Setting Policies that Limit Immigration Searches

From the Capitol:  Rep Chris Welch talks of his bill to make Illinois a more welcoming state to immigrants.  While he says his bill...

Stop Gap Funding for Higher Education

Rep Mike Fortner (R) discusses his plan to pass a temporary "Stop Gap" funding bill that would fund MAP Grants, and keep colleges and...

Gov Rauner on Higher Funding Levels for Education, and Improving Schools

From Champaign:  Gov Rauner tours Franklin Middle School, and emphasizes the record level of school funding that's occurred under his administration, which he says,...

Pension Lawsuit Update, Oct 8

We talk with Attorney Aaron Maduff, representing the State Universities Annuitants Association and get a status update on SUAA's lawsuit against the state, challenging...

Illinois Senators Vote to Pass SB-1947, Changing the State’s Education Formula

State Capitol:   After the Illinois Senate voted to approve the bill changing the state's formula for distributing money to school districts around the...

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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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