How do we get students—especially low-income and first-generation students—to and through postsecondary education? While removing academic and financial barriers is important, it is not sufficient to improve equity.
Jason Gonzales insists that his legal stand against Mike Madigan (D-Chicago) is about much more than losing a 2016 Democratic primary at the hands of the Illinois House Speaker's powerful political machine.
Illinois Christian Home Educators (ICHE) Executive Director Kirk Smith thinks the state government is at risk of doing more harm than good by pushing a plan to add lessons about gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender people to public school curricula.
Kankakee County Democrats are keeping mum after Gov. J.B. Pritzker condemned a social media post comparing the red MAGA (Make America Great Again) hat worn by many supporters of President Donald Trump to a pointed Ku Klux Klan hat.
The Illinois Criminal Justice Information Authority (ICJIA) is pleased to announce the appointment of Jason Stamps to ICJIA Executive Director. Mr. Stamps was nominated by Gov. JB Pritzker to the position and must be confirmed by the Illinois Senate.
Illinois GOP Chairman Tim Schneider is demanding answers from House Speaker Mike Madigan (D-Chicago) in the wake of an ongoing criminal probe where several people with close ties to the longtime Democratic leader have already been implicated.
During a recent hearing before the Senate Executive Subcommittee on Special Issues, Illinois state Sen. Dan McConchie (R-Hawthorn Woods) asked for more clarification on a bill that intends to protect construction employees from wage theft.
Illinois residents pay the lowest in-state tuition at Triton College - Intl Union of Operating Engr Local 399 Trning Fac., John A Logan College and Rend Lake College, according to a Higher Education Tribune analysis of federal data.
Illinois state Rep. Allen Skillicorn (R-Crystal Lake) is pushing a bill that would remove the state's restrictions on fireworks sales so that tax-burdened Illinois businesses will have a shot at the profits currently being earned by merchants in neighboring states.
The Illinois Republican Party is demanding answers after the Chicago Sun-Times reported that the attorney hired by powerful House Speaker Michael Madigan (D-Chicago) to investigate allegations of sexual harassment within his political empire is the sister of two lobbyists suspected of making payments to Kevin Quinn, the central figure of the harassment investigation.