The House is moving forward with a controversial bill, similar to the teacher pay one killed in the Senate last week.
The Senate will not go forward with HB 1004, which addressed teacher pay and collective bargaining issues.
Amid Illinois' budget deadlock, public colleges are struggling to keep their doors open. Students are worried and looking at places to transfer out of state.
The Senate moved forward a bill that allows for dual credit teachers to receive tuition breaks while completing a master's degree.
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A teacher mentoring program bill passes, ISTEP+ re-scoring is off the table, and a bill about collective bargaining rights will get a third reading soon.
SB 280 wants to help school districts like Ft. Wayne Community Schools fund school transportation.
Critics say revisions to the executive summary of an independent report change the tone.
State superintendent Glenda Ritz is asking state lawmakers to study the state’s voucher program in the second half of this 2016 General Assembly.
Jennifer McCormick will run as a Republican for state superintendent.