If Illinois adopted Virginia’s spending habits along with policies that can reduce costs and raise home values, the Prairie State could vastly reduce the property tax burden that Illinois homeowners currently face.View Report
Before your school district asks for another penny in property taxes, ask your school board what they’re doing to get their own house in order.
The CTE Prevention Act would forbid any child under the age of 12 from playing tackle football.
Misplaced priorities in Illinois' education system may be the reason students are less prepared for college than peers in other states.
The bill would cut off Illinois’ new tax credit scholarship program if the Illinois State Board of Education determined public school funding levels were inadequate.
Illinois lawmakers passed hundreds of bills in 2017, but enacted no real reforms to boost the state’s economy, rein in the cost of government or provide relief to taxpayers.
Forrest Claypool will step down as the head of Chicago Public Schools after the CPS inspector general recommended his firing.
In a state that can seem devoid of hope, Joe Ocol’s empathy and generosity are something we all should cherish.
One South Side success story is fighting for its future.
Despite the potential for imposing new costs on school districts, Illinois lawmakers overrode Gov. Bruce Rauner’s veto on a bill mandating cursive writing instruction.
Despite the potential for imposing new costs on school districts, the Illinois House of Representatives overrode Gov. Bruce Rauner’s veto on legislation mandating cursive writing instruction.