Only 51 percent of black adults reported having some form of work in Illinois.View Report
While the Better Government Association has claimed Illinois’ budget contains no fat to trim, a deeper analysis reveals the state has many areas of expensive inefficiency to reform in state and local government costs, the Medicaid program and K-12 education.
State lawmakers’ latest bill not only forces a failed “evidence-based” education funding program on Illinois, but also bails out Chicago Public Schools.
Illinois has been using its teachers as a piggy bank.
Unionized teachers in East Aurora demonstrate that unions are willing to put their own agendas above the wellbeing and education of students.
Joe Ocol is taking his South Side chess team to one of the nation’s premier tournaments. But he needs help paying their way.
Chicago Public Schools is faced with the possibility of closing school early while Chicago sits on massive property wealth.
A group of teachers in the Noble Network of Charter Schools are seeking union representation. Here’s what Noble teachers need to know before voting to unionize.
Teachers seeking union representation in the Noble Network of Charter Schools may want to think again. Unions cause more harm than good for both students and teachers. The Chicago Teachers Union provides an up close and personal look at the disastrous impact unions would have on charter schools.
Though the median household income in Belleville is only $43,318, Belleville Township School District 201’s top administrators are making six-figure salaries.
While states surrounding Illinois are enacting labor reforms that benefit residents, Illinois remains a bastion of labor power. Now the Chicago Teachers Union wants even more power – including the broadened right to go on strike and strand parents and students.