One local activist is not convinced that the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC) will rescind former Ecuador President Rafael Correa’s “International Alumni Award for Exceptional Achievement” that was given to him in 2009.
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.
A new Office of the Executive Inspector General (OEIG) report finds that former Southern Illinois University-Carbondale (SIUC) President Dr. Randy Dunn “improperly negotiated” several hires during his tenure as well as violated certain established hiring procedures.
State Sen. Jim Oberweis (R-Sugar Grove) believed he had a gentleman’s agreement with his Democratic counterparts to keep a cap in place that prevented teachers from spiking their pensions. And then at the last minute he didn’t.
One Chance Illinois President Myles Mendoza is still rejoicing over his children's education advocacy group’s successful fight to save the state’s tax credit scholarship (TCS) program from the chopping block in Gov. J.B. Pritzker’s new 2019 state spending plan.